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Mar 16 1953 (FN)

Orvis Vs. Brownell

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-16-1953

orvis v. brownell - 345 u.s. 183 (1953) u.s. supreme court orvis v. brownell, 345 u.s. 183 (1953) orvis v. brownell no. 404 argued february 4, 1953 decided march 16, 1953 345 u.s. 183 certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the second circuit syllabus after executive order no. 8389, issued pursuant to the trading with the enemy act, became effective as to japan, blocking all transfers of evidences of debt or interests in property of japanese citizens, petitioners commenced a suit in a new york state court against japanese debtors. without obtaining a license therefor, petitioners attached a credit owed the japanese debtors by a third party, and obtained judgment. thereafter, the custodian vested the credit by a res vesting order, and it was paid over to the custodian. held: by their unlicensed attachment, petitioners obtained no "interest, right, or title" recoverable against the custodian in a proceeding under 9(a) of the act. pp. 345 u. s. 184 -189. (a) the freezing order, while permitting an attachment for jurisdictional and other state law purposes, prevented the subsequent acquisition of a lien which would bind the custodian under 9(a). pp. 345 u. s. 184 -189. (b) the custodian may proceed to administer the vested assets according to 34 of the act and to consider petitioners' claim and its status thereunder, subject to the review therein provided. pp. 345 u. s. 188 -189. 198 f.2d 708 affirmed. the district court granted petitioners' motion for judgment on .....

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Jun 19 1953 (FN)

Rosenberg Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-19-1953

rosenberg v. united states - 346 u.s. 322 (1953) u.s. supreme court rosenberg v. united states, 346 u.s. 322 (1953) rosenberg v. united states no.___, june 18 special term, 1953 decided june 19, 1953 346 u.s. 322 motion to vacate a stay syllabus after the stay granted by mr. justice douglas had been vacated by the court, ante, p. 346 u. s. 273 , counsel for the rosenbergs moved for a further stay pending action by the president on a petition for executive clemency. held: further stay denied. mr. justice frankfurter. on the assumption that the sentences against the rosenbergs are to be carried out at 11 o'clock tonight, their counsel ask this court to stay their execution until opportunity has been afforded to them to invoke the constitutional prerogative of clemency. the action of this court, and the division of opinion in vacating the stay granted by mr. justice douglas, are, of course, a factor in the situation, which arose within the last hour. it is not for this court even remotely to enter into the domain of clemency reserved by the constitution exclusively to the president. but the court must properly take into account the possible consequences of a stay or of a denial of a stay of execution of death sentences upon making an appeal for executive clemency. were it established that counsel are correct in their assumption that the sentences of death are to be carried out at 11 p.m. page 346 u. s. 323 tonight, i believe that it would be right and proper for this court .....

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Jun 15 1953 (FN)

Bridges Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-15-1953

bridges v. united states - 346 u.s. 209 (1953) u.s. supreme court bridges v. united states, 346 u.s. 209 (1953) bridges v. united states no. 548 argued may 4, 1953 decided june 15, 1953 346 u.s. 209 certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit syllabus in 1945, petitioners testified in a naturalization hearing which resulted in petitioner bridges' admission to citizenship. in 1949, all three were indicted under 37 of the old criminal code, 35 stat. 1096, now 18 u.s.c. (supp. v) 371, for conspiring to defraud the united states by obstructing the proper administration of its naturalization laws, bridges was indicted under 346(a)(1) of the nationality act of 1940 for testifying falsely in the naturalization proceeding that he was not and had not been a member of the communist party, and petitioners schmidt and robertson were indicted under 346(a)(5) of the same act for willfully and knowingly aiding bridges to obtain a certificate of naturalization by false and fraudulent statements. held: the general three-year statute of limitations, 18 u.s.c. (supp. v), 3282, is applicable to each of the offenses charged, and the indictment came too late. pp. 346 u. s. 210 -228. 1. the running of the general three-year statute of limitations was not suspended by the wartime suspension of limitations act in relation to the offenses charged in any of the counts. pp. 346 u. s. 215 -224 (a) the wartime suspension of limitations act applies to offenses involving the .....

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May 18 1953 (FN)

May Vs. Anderson

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-18-1953

may v. anderson - 345 u.s. 528 (1953) u.s. supreme court may v. anderson, 345 u.s. 528 (1953) may v. anderson no. 244 argued january 6, 1953 decided may 18, 1953 345 u.s. 528 appeal from the supreme court of ohio syllabus in a habeas corpus proceeding attacking the right of a mother to retain possession of her minor children, an ohio court is not bound by the full faith and credit clause of the federal constitution to give effect to a wisconsin decree awarding custody of the children to their father, when that decree was obtained by the father in an ex parte divorce action in a wisconsin court that had no personal jurisdiction over the mother. pp. 345 u. s. 528 -535. 157 ohio st. 436, 105 n.e.2d 648, reversed. in a habeas corpus proceeding to test the right as between a father and mother to immediate possession of their minor children, the ohio trial court ordered the children discharged from further restraint by the mother. the state court of appeals affirmed. 91 ohio app. 557, 107 n.e.2d 358. the state supreme court dismissed an appeal. 157 ohio st. 436, 105 n.e.2d 648 on appeal to this court, the appeal is treated as a petition for a writ of certiorari, certiorari is granted, and the judgment is reversed and remanded, p. 345 u. s. 535 . mr. justice burton delivered the opinion of the court. the question presented is whether, in a habeas corpus proceeding attacking the right of a mother to retain possession of her minor children, an ohio court must give full faith and .....

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May 04 1953 (FN)

Callanan Road Improvement Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : May-04-1953

callanan road improvement co. v. united states - 345 u.s. 507 (1953) u.s. supreme court callanan road improvement co. v. united states, 345 u.s. 507 (1953) callanan road improvement co. v. united states no. 488 argued april 8, 1953 decided may 4, 1953 345 u.s. 507 appeal from the united states district court for the northern district of new york syllabus a certificate of convenience and necessity to operate as a common carrier by water, issued by the interstate commerce commission under 309 of part iii of the interstate commerce act, was subsequently amended by an order of the commission restricting the carrier's operations to freightage, as distinguished from towage, and the amended certificate was accepted by the carrier. appellant sought and obtained commission approval of a transfer of the amended certificate to appellant. thereafter, appellant claimed the right under the certificate to engage in towage operations. the commission denied the right, and appellant sued to set aside its order. held: 1. appellant had no standing to raise, in this collateral proceeding, the question of the power of the commission to modify the original certificate. pp. 345 u. s. 508 -512. 2. having invoked the power of the commission to approve the transfer of the amended certificate, appellant was estopped to deny the commission's power to issue the certificate in the form in which it was when appellant sought its transfer. p. 345 u. s. 513 . 107 f.supp. 184, affirmed. in a suit to set aside .....

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Apr 27 1953 (FN)

Pope Vs. Atlantic Coast Line R. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-27-1953

pope v. atlantic coast line r. co. - 345 u.s. 379 (1953) u.s. supreme court pope v. atlantic coast line r. co., 345 u.s. 379 (1953) pope v. atlantic coast line railroad co. no. 322 argued january 16, 1953 decided april 27, 1953 345 u.s. 379 certiorari to the supreme court of georgia syllabus 1. a georgia trial court sustained a general demurrer to respondent's suit to enjoin petitioner from prosecuting a suit against respondent in an alabama state court under the federal employers' liability act. the state supreme court reversed, holding that georgia law gave georgia courts power to enjoin georgia residents from bringing vexatious suits in foreign jurisdictions. under georgia procedure, petitioner could have returned to the georgia trial court and interposed some other defense to respondent's suit for injunction; but petitioner conceded that his case rested solely upon his federal claim, and that he had no other defense to interpose. held: under these particular circumstances, the decision of the georgia supreme court was "final," within the meaning of 28 u.s.c. 1257, and this court has jurisdiction over this case. pp. 345 u. s. 380 -383. 2. under the federal employers' liability act, petitioner sued respondent, an interstate railroad, in an alabama state court for injuries sustained during the course of his employment -- although the injury occurred in georgia, which was also the place of petitioner's employment and residence. respondent sued in a georgia state court to .....

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Apr 06 1953 (FN)

United States Vs. Public Utilities Comm'n

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Apr-06-1953

united states v. public utilities comm'n - 345 u.s. 295 (1953) u.s. supreme court united states v. public utilities comm'n, 345 u.s. 295 (1953) united states v. public utilities commission of california no. 205 argued january 14, 1953 decided april 6, 1953 * 345 u.s. 295 certiorari to the supreme court of california syllabus respondent power company produces electricity in california, partially by hydroelectric projects licensed under part i of the federal power act, as amended by title ii of the public utility act of 1935, and sells a portion of it to the navy department and to a nevada county for consumption in nevada. the power is transmitted at high voltage to the company's substation in california, whence it is transmitted over lines owned by the navy and by the county into nevada, where it is stepped down for local distribution and consumption. the power sold to the navy is used largely in official operations at a navy depot, though part is distributed for private consumption at a nearby navy housing project. the power sold to the county is practically all resold to local consumers. held: the rates for such sales of power for resale are subject to regulation by the federal power commission under part ii of the federal power act. pp. 345 u. s. 299 -318. 1. the federal power commission has jurisdiction under 201(b) of the act, which extends "to the transmission of electric energy in interstate commerce and to the sale of electric energy at wholesale in interstate .....

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Mar 09 1953 (FN)

United States Vs. Rumely

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-09-1953

united states v. rumely - 345 u.s. 41 (1953) u.s. supreme court united states v. rumely, 345 u.s. 41 (1953) united states v. rumely no. 87 argued december 11-12, 1952 decided march 9, 1953 345 u.s. 41 certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the district of columbia circuit syllabus respondent was secretary of an organization which, among other things, engaged in the sale of books of a political nature. he refused to disclose to a committed of congress the names of those who made bulk purchases of these books for further distribution, and was convicted under r.s. 102, as amended, which provides penalties for refusal to give testimony or to produce relevant papers "upon any matter" under congressional inquiry. under the resolution empowering it to function, the committee was "authorized and directed to conduct a study and investigation of (1) all lobbying activities intended to influence, encourage, promote, or retard legislation; and (2) all activities of agencies of the federal government intended to influence, encourage, promote, or retard legislation." held: the committee was without power to exact the information sought from respondent. pp. 345 u. s. 42 -48. (a) to construe the resolution as authorizing the committee to inquire into all efforts of private individuals to influence public opinion through books and periodicals, however remote the radiations of influence which they may exert upon the ultimate legislative process, would raise doubts of .....

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Mar 09 1953 (FN)

Unexcelled Chemical Corp. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Mar-09-1953

unexcelled chemical corp. v. united states - 345 u.s. 59 (1953) u.s. supreme court unexcelled chemical corp. v. united states, 345 u.s. 59 (1953) unexcelled chemical corp. v. united states no. 293 argued january 9, 1953 decided march 9, 1953 345 u.s. 59 certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the third circuit syllabus 1. an action brought by the united states under the walsh-healey act to recover liquidated damages from a government contractor who knowingly employed child labor in violation of the act is subject to the two-year statute of limitations contained in 6 of the portal-to-portal act of 1947. pp. 345 u. s. 60 -64. 2. within the meaning of 6 of the portal-to-portal act, the cause of action in this case "accrued" when the minors were employed, not when it had been administratively determined that the contractor was liable to the united states for liquidated damages. pp. 345 u. s. 65 -66. 3. that the power of the united states to safeguard the public interest may be prejudiced does not justify a construction of the statute at war with its clear and unambiguous words. p. 66. 4. for the purpose of 6 of the portal-to-portal act, an action is commenced on the date when the complaint in the lawsuit is filed, not when the administrative proceedings under the walsh-healey act are initiated. p. 345 u. s. 66 . 196 f.2d 264, reversed. an action brought against petitioner by the united states under the walsh-healey act was dismissed by the district court as barred .....

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Jan 12 1953 (FN)

Labor Board Vs. Seven Up Bottling Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-12-1953

labor board v. seven up bottling co. - 344 u.s. 344 (1953) u.s. supreme court labor board v. seven up bottling co., 344 u.s. 344 (1953) national labor relations board v. seven-up bottling company of miami, inc. no. 217 argued december 19, 1952 decided january 12, 1953 344 u.s. 344 certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the fifth circuit syllabus under 10(c) of the labor management relations act, the national labor relations board ordered reinstatement of discriminatorily discharged employees of respondent, with backpay to be computed on the basis of each separate calendar quarter or portion thereof during the period from the date of discharge to the date of a proper offer of reinstatement. held: the board was entitled to a decree enforcing the order. pp. 344 u. s. 345 -352. (a) in devising a remedy for discriminatory discharge, the board is not confined to the record of a particular proceeding. pp. 344 u. s. 348 -349. (b) there are in this case no extraordinary circumstances permitting respondent to raise here for the first time an objection based on the seasonal nature of its business, which had not been urged before the board or the court of appeals. p. 344 u. s. 350 . (c) the fact that the language of the act was reenacted while the board adhered to an earlier formula for computing backpay does not preclude the board from departing from that earlier formula. pp. 344 u. s. 350 -352. 196 f.2d 424, reversed. on the petition of the national labor relations board .....

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