Crowell v. Benson
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|United States Supreme Court decision that approved the adjudication of private rights by an administrative agency, not an Article III court. The Court held that the United States Employees' Compensation Commission satisfied Fifth Amendment Due Process and the requirements of Article III with its court-like procedures and because it invests the final power of decision in Article III courts. — Excerpted from Crowell v. Benson on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Crowell v. Benson, 285 U.S. 22 (1932) is the first|
United States Supreme Court
CROWELL v. BENSON
Argued: Oct. 20, 21, 1931. --- Decided: Feb 23, 1932
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The Attorney General, and Mr. Thomas D. Thacher, Sol. Gen., of Washington, D. C. (Messrs. Erwin N. Griswold and Wilbur H. Friedman, both of Washington, D. C., on the brief), for petitioner Crowell.
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Messrs. Alexis T. Gresham and Palmer Pillans, both of Mobile, Ala., for petitioner Knudsen.
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Messrs. Harry T. Smith and Vincent Kilborn, both of Mobile, Ala., for respondent.
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Mr. Chief Justice HUGHES delivered the opinion of the Court.