RESLER v. GREEN

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RESLER v. GREEN
1936 OK 563
61 P.2d 191
177 Okla. 499
Case Number: 27201
Decided: 09/29/1936
Supreme Court of Oklahoma

RESLER
v.
GREEN

Syllabus

¶0 Appeal and Error - Dismissal - Question Becoming Moot When Act Sought to Be Enjoined Has Been Performed.
Where an injunction suit is filed in the district court and judgment rendered against plaintiff, and, pending appeal in this court, the action sought to be enjoined has been performed and no particular relief can be afforded plaintiff in action, the issues in this court are abstract and hypothetical and the case becomes moot, and, under such circumstances, the appeal will be dismissed. Swindall v. State Election Board, 94 Okla. 40, 219 P. 942.

Appeal from District Court, Alfalfa County; O.C. Wybrant, Judge.

Action by Otto Resler et al. against Clarence R. Green, County Treasurer, for temporary injunction. From an order dissolving the temporary restraining order and denying the injunction to prevent the holding of a resale tax sale in Alfalfa county, plaintiffs appeal. Dismissed

H.W. Wright, for plaintiffs in error.
Mac. Q. Williamson, Atty. Gen., and O.M. Ginder, County Atty., for defendant in error.

PER CURIAM.

¶1 Plaintiff applied for injunctive relief against a resale for taxes. A motion to dismiss has been filed because after a temporary restraining order had been granted a motion was filed to dissolve the same, and the court entered an order dissolving the temporary restraining order, after which the resale tax sale was held, and the defendant in error alleges that the question has become moot.

¶2 In our opinion the motion to dismiss must be sustained. In Swindall v. State Election Board, 96 Okla. 40, 219 P. 942, the court held:

"When an injunction suit is filed in the district court and judgment rendered against plaintiff, and, pending appeal in this court the action sought to be enjoined has been performed, and no particular relief can be afforded plaintiff in action, the issues in this court are abstract and hypothetical and the case becomes moot, and, under such circumstances, the appeal will be dismissed."

¶3 To the same effect see Massey v. School Dist., 101 Okla. 13, 222 P. 674; Moore v. City of Perry, 110 Okla. 8, 234 P. 625.

¶4 The appeal is therefore dismissed.

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