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Dec 08 1941 (FN)

Pink Vs. A.A.A. Highway Express, Inc.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-08-1941

..... chief justice stone delivered the opinion of the court. petitioner, as superintendent of insurance of the new york, is the statutory liquidator of auto mutual indemnity company, an insolvent mutual insurance company, organized under the laws of new york. he brought this suit in the superior court of georgia against ..... , page 314 u. s. 210 it must be denied authority to adjudicate the meaning and domestic effect under its own laws of a contract entered into by its own inhabitants and containing no stipulation that they should be bound by obligations extrinsically imposed by new york law. but ..... policy as limited to those stipulations expressed on its face, and as excluding any stipulation for membership or for liability to assessment which the contract did not mention. petitioner finds such a command in the new york statutes, which he asserts make all policyholders liable to assessment without ..... georgia derived from its statutes and judicial decisions, the court held that the relation between the insured and the company was that of contract, that the whole contract was embodied in the stipulations appearing on the face of the policy, and that it did not, by its provisions, make ..... there was in force 346 of the new york insurance law, which under new york statutes and judicial decisions, became a part of the insurance contract, binding upon each policyholder. section 346 provides that every mutual insurance company "shall, in its bylaws and policies, fix the contingent mutual liability .....

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Jun 02 1941 (FN)

GriffIn Vs. Mccoach

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-02-1941

..... v. clapper, 286 u. s. 145 , 286 u. s. 160 -161; hartford indemnity co. v. delta co., 292 u. s. 143 , 292 u. s. 150 . the rule was not applied where the parties to the contract acquired rights beyond the state's borders with no relation to anything done or to be done ..... lead to disturbance and disorganization of the local municipal law, or, in other words, violate the public policy of the state where the enforcement of the foreign contract is sought." bond v. hume, 243 u. s. 15 , 243 u. s. 21 . applying that reasoning this court affirmed the federal court in ..... power of the texas courts. rights acquired by contract outside a state are enforced within a state, certainly where its own citizens are concerned, but that principle excepts claimed rights so contrary to the ..... not appraised. [ footnote 7 ] if, upon examination of the texas law, it appears that the courts of texas would refuse enforcement of an insurance contract where the beneficiaries have no insurable interest on the ground of its interference with local law, such refusal would be, in our opinion, within the constitutional ..... v. head passed upon the application, by missouri courts, of missouri statutes providing for an extension of insurance on default of premium to an insurance contract assumed as of missouri, though the insured at the time of issue and thereafter was a citizen of new mexico. a new york loan agreement .....

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Dec 22 1941 (FN)

Scaife Co. Vs. Commissioner

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-22-1941

..... . its contention is that the amended return reflects its original intent, rather than a shift in position. but we cannot treat this case like a case for reformation of a contract. we are dealing here with an act of congress which not only prescribes the formula for determining the time within which a return may be filed, but which also explicitly .....

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Dec 15 1941 (FN)

United States Vs. Emory

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-15-1941

..... amount equal to 20% of the total face amount of all qualified notes taken or current face value of notes purchased by the financial institution, during the time the insurance contract is in force, and held by it or on which it continues liable. . . ." modernization credit plan, bulletin no. 1, p. 30 (revised reissue, dec. 10, 1934). [ footnote 2/9 ] senator ..... the guaranty trust case arose under title ii of the transportation act of 1920. that act provided for the funding of debts to the united states which the railroads had contracted during the period of wartime control, and also provided for new loans to the railroads. in holding 3466 inapplicable to the collection of these loans, the court emphasized that the ..... intention that the united states should relinquish its priority as to claims against defaulting and insolvent borrowers whose notes it takes up from the lending institution pursuant to the insurance contract. that is, the ultimate collection of bad loans was consigned to the united states, rather than to the lending institutions, but the collecting power of the united states was neither ..... on september 23, 1935. on july 14, 1936, the bank endorsed the note and delivered it to the federal housing administration, acting on behalf of the united states, under a contract of insurance and guaranty provided for in title i of the national housing act. the united states, through the federal housing administration, on that date reimbursed the bank in the .....

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Dec 08 1941 (FN)

Parker Vs. Motor Boat Sales, Inc.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-08-1941

..... support the deputy commissioner's finding that armistead was acting in the course of his employment. the circuit court of appeals should therefore have accepted it as final. voehl v. indemnity ins. co., 288 u. s. 162 . (2) the circuit court was of the opinion that, even if armistead had acted in the course of his employment, the longshoremen's and ..... "may not validly be provided by state law" cannot be read in a manner that would defeat this page 314 u. s. 250 purpose. an interpretation which would enlarge or contract the effect of the proviso in accordance with whether this court rejected or reaffirmed the constitutional basis of the jensen and its companion cases cannot be acceptable. the result of .....

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Dec 01 1941 (FN)

Gray Vs. Powell

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Dec-01-1941

..... or above such maximum shall constitute a violation of the code: provided, that the provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to a lawful and bona fide written contract entered into prior to june 16, 1933." " * * * *" "(l) the provisions of this section shall not apply to coal consumed by the producer ..... and the dingess-rum coal company, landowners by lease and in fee, and daniel h. pritchard, operator, vary only in details from the william-ann contracts set out above. from the several arrangements, the seaboard obtained about half of its annual requirements, estimated for 1936 at one million tons. there is ..... extraction of the coal by the contractor or supplier and the delivery of it to seaboard for consumption. this contract also was made simultaneously with the coal lease. it contained a provision requiring the contractor to obtain a lease of the mining equipment in accordance ..... u. s. 408 the renewal privileges of the equipment lease should be coextensive with those of the coal lease. the final step was an operating contract between the contractor, daniel h. pritchard, referred to in the land lease as the lessee of the facilities for mining, and seaboard for the ..... . 407 are with three mines, but, as there are no significant difference in the plans by which the coal is extracted, we shall describe the contracts relating to one only -- the william-ann mine, owned by the united thacker coal company and the cole and crane real estate trust. this was .....

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May 26 1941 (FN)

Wood Vs. Lovett

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-26-1941

..... would be a mischievous abridgment of legislative power over subjects within the proper jurisdiction of states, by arresting their power to repeal or modify such laws with respect to existing contracts. . . . we think that obligation and remedy are distinguishable from each other. that the first is created by the act of the parties, the last is afforded by ..... all such cases, the question becomes, therefore, one of reasonableness, and of that the legislature is primarily the judge;" "the question is not whether the legislative action affects contracts incidentally, or directly or indirectly, but page 313 u. s. 383 whether the legislation is addressed to a legitimate end and the measures taken are reasonable and appropriate to ..... in no way inconsistent with the true intent and fair interpretation of the federal constitutional prohibition which commands that "no state shall . . . pass any . . .law impairing the obligation of contracts. . . ." article 1, 10. first. the state, by quitclaim deeds, without any express warranty whatever, conveyed the lands in question to appellants. it is appellants' claim that an " ..... might become purchasers of such lands, and the protection it afforded to the title acquired by such purchasers necessarily inured to every purchaser acting under it, and constituted a contract with him. [ footnote 11 ] the federal and state courts have held with practical unanimity that any substantial alteration by subsequent legislation of the rights of a purchaser at .....

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May 26 1941 (FN)

United States Vs. Classic

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-26-1941

united states v. classic - 313 u.s. 299 (1941) u.s. supreme court united states v. classic, 313 u.s. 299 (1941) united states v. classic no. 618 argued april 7, 1941 decided may 26, 1941 313 u.s. 299 appeal from the district court of the united states for the eastern district of louisiana syllabus 1. review under the criminal appeals act of a judgment sustaining a demurrer to an indictment is confined to the questions of statutory construction and validity decided by the district court. p. 313 u. s. 309 . 2. in louisiana, a primary election to nominate a party candidate for the office of representative in congress is conducted at the public expense and regulated by statute. candidates who may be voted for at general elections are restricted to primary nominees; to persons, not candidates in the primary, who file nomination papers with the requisite number of signatures, and to persons whose names may be lawfully written into the ballots by the electors. the practical effect is to impose serious restrictions upon the choice of candidates by the voters save by voting at the primary election. the primary election is an integral part of the procedure for choosing representatives, and in this case, as alleged by the indictment, its practical operation, in the particular congressional district involved, is to secure the election of the primary nominee of a particular political party. pp. 313 u. s. 311 et seq. 3. the right of the people to choose representatives in congress is a .....

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Apr 14 1941 (FN)

United States Vs. Resler

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-14-1941

..... , mergers, and other acquisitions of control of motor carriers, provides in subsection (e) that ". . . the provisions of this section requiring authority from the commission for consolidation, merger, purchase, lease, operating contract, or acquisition of control shall not apply where the total number of motor vehicles involved is not more than twenty." the obvious sense of 212(b) could hardly be expressed ..... more than twenty motor vehicles are involved, notwithstanding the provision of 213(e) that "the provisions of this section requiring authority from the commission for consolidation, merger, purchase, lease, operating contract, or acquisition of control shall not apply where the total number of motor vehicles involved is not more than twenty. p. 313 u. s. 59 ." 2. under the motor carrier .....

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Mar 31 1941 (FN)

United States Vs. Cooper Corp.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-31-1941

..... for safeguarding governmental purchases of goods and services against unfair and collusive price-fixing. to that end, competitive bidding as a prerequisite to government contracts has been the general statutory rule over a long period of years, and combinations to deprive the government of the advantages of such competition have ..... to commence and prosecute all such cases to final judgment and execution." section 2: "that any person or corporation injured or damnified by such arrangement, contract, agreement, trust, or combination defined in the first section of this act may sue for and recover, in any court of the united states ..... that end. section 5 regulates service in such suits. section 6 authorizes seizure, in the course of interstate transportation, of goods owned under any contract or pursuant to any conspiracy made illegal by the statute. page 312 u. s. 608 thus, far the act deals in detail with the ..... of suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee." the united states is a juristic person in the sense that it has capacity to sue upon contracts made with it or in vindication of its property rights. the sherman act, however, created new rights and remedies which are available only to ..... court of appeals for the second circuit syllabus 1. while the united states is a juristic person in the sense that it can sue upon its contracts or in vindication of its property rights, the term "person" does not include the sovereign in common usage nor, ordinarily, when employed in statutes. .....

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