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Thompson Vs. Coastal Oil Co. - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
CourtUS Supreme Court
Decided On
Case Number352 U.S. 862
AppellantThompson
RespondentCoastal Oil Co.
Excerpt:
..... william thompson, petitioner, v. coastal oil company. no. 1. supreme court of the united states october 15, 1956 messrs. charles a. ellis and silas blake axtell, for petitioner. mr. michael e. hanrahan, for respondent. on writ of certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the third circuit. per curiam. the judgment of the united states court of appeals for the third circuit is reversed and the judgment of the united states district court for the district of new jersey is reinstated. mr. justice harlan concurs in the result, but would have preferred to remand the case to the court of appeals for determination as to whether the district court properly found the vessel unseaworthy. mr. justice reed, mr. justice.....
Judgment:
THOMPSON v. COASTAL OIL CO. - 352 U.S. 862 (1956)
U.S. Supreme Court THOMPSON v. COASTAL OIL CO. , 352 U.S. 862 (1956)

352 U.S. 862

William THOMPSON, petitioner,
v.
COASTAL OIL COMPANY.
No. 1.

Supreme Court of the United States

October 15, 1956

Messrs. Charles A. Ellis and Silas Blake Axtell, for petitioner.

Mr. Michael E. Hanrahan, for respondent.

On writ of

certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

PER CURIAM.

The judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is reversed and the judgment of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey is reinstated.

Mr. Justice HARLAN concurs in the result, but would have preferred to remand the case to the Court of Appeals for determination as to whether the District Court properly found the vessel unseaworthy.

Mr. Justice REED, Mr. Justice FRANKFURTER, Mr. Justice BURTON, and Mr. Justice MINTON dissent.[ Thompson v. Coastal Oil Co. 352 U.S. 862 (1956) ]


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