Alexander v. Cosden Pipe Line Co

In Alexander v. Cosden Pipe Line Co., 290 U.S. 484, 487, 54 S.Ct. 292, 293, 78 L.Ed. 452 (1934), the Court ruled that, at least in Supreme Court practice, a party that had suffered adverse outcomes in the Court of Appeals on two distinct portions of a judgment in a suit for wrongful collection of taxes could not, in the absence of a cross-petition for certiorari, obtain review of those adverse rulings in response to a successful effort by the tax collector to increase two other portions of the judgment.