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Jun 02 1952 (FN)

Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. Vs. Sawyer

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-02-1952

..... from to from to{6} ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- north american aviation, inc., 6/9/41 7/2/71 8773. none. (order cites contracts of com- 6/5/41 6/10/41 property returned on agreement agreement of parties on na- inglewood, calif. 6 fed.reg ..... rials and work in progress in plant.) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- federal shipbuilding & drydock 8/23/41 1/6/42 8868. none. (order cites contracts of com- 8/6/41 8/23/41 maintenance off membership national defense mediation co., kearny, n.j. 6 fed.reg. ..... . none. (government extended war labor board recommenda- united states v. montgomery ward & cago, ill., facilities. 9 fed.reg. 4459. expired contract pending tion. co., 150 f.2d 369 nlrb election to determine (7th cir.1945).** bargaining representative.) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- montgomery ward & co., hum- 5 .....

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Apr 28 1952 (FN)

Beauharnais Vs. Illinois

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-28-1952

beauharnais v. illinois - 343 u.s. 250 (1952) u.s. supreme court beauharnais v. illinois, 343 u.s. 250 (1952) beauharnais v. illinois no. 118 argued november 28, 1951 decided april 28, 1952 343 u.s. 250 certiorari to the supreme court of illinois syllabus over his claim that the statute violated the liberty of speech and of the press guaranteed as against the states by the due process clause of the fourteenth amendment and was void for vagueness, petitioner was convicted in a state court for distributing on the streets of chicago anti-negro leaflets in violation of ill.rev.stat., 1949, c. 38, 471, which makes it a crime to exhibit in any public place any publication which "portrays depravity, criminality, unchastity, or lack of virtue of a class of citizens, of any race, color, creed or religion" which "exposes the citizens of any race, color, creed or religion to contempt, derision, or obloquy." held: 1. as construed and applied in this case, the statute does not violate the liberty of speech and of the press guaranteed as against the states by ihe due process clause of the fourteenth amendment. pp. 343 u. s. 251 -264. 2. as construed and applied in this case, the statute is not void for vagueness. winters v. new york, 333 u. s. 507 ; stromberg v. california, 283 u. s. 359 ; thornhill v. alabama, 310 u. s. 88 ; and terminiello v. chicago, 337 u. s. 1 , distinguished. p. 343 u. s. 264 . 3. since petitioner did not, by appropriate steps in the trial court, seek to justify his .....

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Mar 03 1952 (FN)

Brannan Vs. Stark

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-03-1952

..... issued under this act, the secretary included various provisions relating to payments to cooperatives for the rendition of marketing services. some licenses contained provisions similar to those of the chicago contract of 1929. [ footnote 2/9 ] others contained provisions which required page 342 u. s. 473 all producers who did not belong to cooperative associations to pay "service charges" to organizations ..... the cost of rendering needed marketwide services. prior to passage of the agricultural adjustment act of 1933, the cooperatives themselves used their bargaining power to meet the situation. a 1929 contract between the cooperative association and handlers (purchasers of milk from producers) in the chicago marketing area illustrates the methods used. [ footnote 2/8 ] all handlers were required to agree not ..... producers thereof, from blending the net proceeds of all of its sales in all markets in all use classifications, and making distribution thereof to its producers in accordance with the contract between the association and its producers: provided, that it shall not sell milk or its products to any handler for use or consumption in any market at prices less than .....

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Jan 07 1952 (FN)

United States Vs. Smith

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-07-1952

..... suspend any existing statutes of limitations applicable to offenses involving the defrauding or attempts to defraud the united states or any agency thereof, for the period of the present war. contracting for the united states is done through its various agencies, including the departments and independent establishments and government-owned and government-controlled corporations, and frauds against all of these agencies ..... emphasis of the act being on the suspension of the "running" of the statutes of limitations. it is contended that the extension of the act to offenses prescribed by the contract settlement act and the surplus property act -- offenses of the type likely to page 342 u. s. 228 be committed during the post-hostilities period -- is persuasive indication that ..... the present war as proclaimed by the president or by a concurrent resolution of the two houses of congress." offenses in connection with the negotiation, award, termination, or settlement of contracts were included by that act. and offenses in connection with the care, handling, and disposal of property were added by the surplus property act of 1944. 58 stat. 765, ..... states until june 30, 1945, or until such earlier time as the congress by concurrent resolution, or the president, may designate. 56 stat. 747. that act was amended by the contract settlement act of 1944, 58 stat. 649, 667, to provide, among other things, that the term of suspension of the statute of limitations was "until three years after the .....

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Jan 07 1952 (FN)

Morissette Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-07-1952

..... , and good faith are generally irrelevant. [ footnote 31 ] if one takes property which turns out to belong to another, his innocent intent will not shield him from making restitution or indemnity, for his well meaning may not be allowed to deprive another of his own. had the statute applied to conversions without qualification, it would have made crimes of all unwitting ..... , obtains or withholds, by any means whatever, from the possession of the true owner or of any other person any money, personal property, thing in action, evidence of debt or contract, or article of value of any kind, steals such property, and is guilty of larceny." the same section provides further that it shall be no defense to a prosecution that ..... or disposes of any record, voucher, money, or thing of value of the united states or of any department or agency thereof, or any property made or being made under contract for the united states or any department or agency thereof;" " * * * *" "shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; but if the .....

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Apr 21 1952 (FN)

United States Vs. Atlantic Mut. Ins. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-21-1952

..... the case, represents a compromise among competing interests. the carriers were relieved of their judicially imposed insurers' liability. in return, they were required to forego the possibility of avoiding by contract certain specified obligations. finally, if those obligations were in fact, performed, [ footnote 2/3 ] recovery against the carrier for damages to cargo due to faulty navigation was altogether ..... contractual exemptions from liability which trenched upon judicial notions of public policy. [ footnote 2/2 ] the most important limit thus set to the power of the carrier to contract out of his common law liability was the rule that courts would strike down any stipulation which relieved the carrier for hire from liability for damage caused by its own ..... thought that page 343 u. s. 244 safety in operation could in achieved and undue imposition by carriers eliminated. the carriers sought to avoid these obligations by special contracts or stipulations in bills of lading relieving them of liabilities which they would incur under the rules laid down by the courts in the absence of such agreements. although ..... plain indication of that [dominant public] policy through long governmental practice or statutory enactments, or of violations of obvious ethical or moral standards, this court should not assume to declare contracts of the war department contrary to public policy." muschany v. united states, 324 u. s. 49 , 324 u. s. 66 -67. no more unrestrained justification warrants courts .....

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Dec 22 1952 (FN)

Steele Vs. Bulova Watch Co., Inc.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-22-1952

..... the court in construing the sherman act in american banana co. v. united fruit co., 213 u. s. 347 , 213 u. s. 357 . "words having universal scope, such as 'every contract in restraint of trade,' 'every person who shall monopolize,' etc., will be taken, as a matter of course, to mean only everyone subject to such legislation, not all that the .....

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Feb 04 1952 (FN)

United States Vs. New Wrinkle, Inc.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Feb-04-1952

..... and before final decree, the court may at any time make such temporary restraining order or prohibition as shall be deemed just in the premises." [ footnote 2 ] id., 1: "every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade or commerce among the several states, or with foreign nations, is declared to be illegal. . . ." [ footnote ..... its activity from the prohibitions of 1 of the sherman act. persons engaged exclusively in licensing patents are said by appellee to be exempt from the sherman act because such contracts are not commerce, and are functions solely controlled by the patent laws. for the contention that its licensing is not commerce, reliance is placed on new york life ins. co ..... , reasonable or unreasonable, has been considered a per se violation of the sherman act. [ footnote 6 ] likewise it is clear that, although the execution of a contract of insurance may not be interstate commerce, "if contracts of insurance are in fact made the instruments of restraint in the marketing of goods and services in or affecting interstate commerce, they are not beyond ..... the reach of the sherman act more than page 342 u. s. 378 contracts for the sale of commodities -- contracts which, not in themselves interstate commerce, may nevertheless by used as the means of its restraint. [ footnote 7 ]" and so it is with patent license .....

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Jun 02 1952 (FN)

On Lee Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-02-1952

on lee v. united states - 343 u.s. 747 (1952) u.s. supreme court on lee v. united states, 343 u.s. 747 (1952) on lee v. united states no. 543 argued april 24, 1952 decided june 2, 1952 343 u.s. 747 certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the second circuit syllabus while petitioner was at large on bail pending his trial in a federal court on federal narcotics charges, an old acquaintance and former employee, who, unknown to petitioner, was a federal "undercover agent" and had a radio transmitter concealed on his person, entered the customer's room of petitioner's laundry and engaged petitioner in a conversation. self-incriminating statements, made by petitioner during this conversation and a later conversation on a sidewalk with the same "undercover agent," were listened to on a radio receiver outside the laundry by another federal agent, who testified concerning them, over petitioner's objection, at the trial in which petitioner was convicted. held: 1. the conduct of the federal agents did not amount to such a search and seizure as is proscribed by the fourth amendment. pp. 343 u. s. 750 -753. (a) the undercover agent committed no trespass when he entered petitioner's place of business, and his subsequent conduct did not render the entry a trespass ab initio. pp. 343 u. s. 751 -753. (b) the doctrine of trespass ab initio is applicable only as a rule of liability in civil actions, not where the right of the government to make use of evidence in a criminal .....

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Mar 03 1952 (FN)

Adler Vs. Board of Educ. of City of New York

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-03-1952

adler v. board of educ. of city of new york - 342 u.s. 485 (1952) u.s. supreme court adler v. board of educ. of city of new york, 342 u.s. 485 (1952) adler v. board of education of city of new york no. 8 argued january 3, 1952 decided march 3, 1952 342 u.s. 485 appeal from the court of appeals of new york syllabus the civil service law of new york, 12-a, makes ineligible for employment in any public school any member of any organization advocating the overthrow of the government by force, violence or any unlawful means. section 3022 of the education law, added by the feinberg law, requires the board of regents (1) to adopt and enforce rules for the removal of any employee who violates, or is ineligible under, 12-a, (2) to promulgate a list of organizations described in 12-a, and (3) to provide in its rules that membership in any organization so listed is prima facie evidence of disqualification for employment in the public schools. no organization may be so listed, and no person severed from or denied employment, except after a hearing and subject to judicial review. held: this court finds no constitutional infirmity in 12-a of the civil service law of new york or in 3022 of the education law. pp. 342 u. s. 486 -496. 1. section 3022 and the rules promulgated thereunder do not constitute an abridgment of the freedom of speech and assembly of persons employed or seeking employment in the public schools of new york. garner v. los angeles board, 341 u. s. 716 . pp. 342 u. s. 491 .....

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