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Anway v. Grand Rapids Railway Co.

211 Mich. 592 (1920)

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Anway v. Grand Rapids Railway Co.

Michigan Supreme Court

211 Mich. 592 (1920)

Facts

Anway (plaintiff) was employed by Grand Rapids Railway Co. (defendant) as a conductor. Anway filed a lawsuit against Grand Rapids Railway and sought a declaratory judgment. Anway requested a judgment interpreting a Michigan statute to determine whether a conductor may be allowed to work seven or more consecutive days. Anway did not have a contractual right to work seven or more consecutive days, and Anway did not claim that Grand Rapids Railway had breached any obligation to Anway. No damages were sought or claimed in the lawsuit.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Fellows, J.)

Dissent (Sharpe, J.)

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