Skidmore v. Swift & Company

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Skidmore v. Swift & Company by Robert H. Jackson
Skidmore v. Swift & Co., 323 U.S. 134 (1944) was a United States Supreme Court decision that held that an administrative agency's interpretative rules will be given deference according to their persuasiveness. — Excerpted from Skidmore v. Swift & Co. on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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United States Supreme Court

323 U.S. 134


 Argued: Oct. 13, 1944. --- Decided: Dec 4, 1944

Mr. Curtis McBroom, of Fort Worth, Tex., for petitioners.

Mr. Beverly V. Thompson, of Fort Worth, Tex., for respondent.

Mr. Justice JACKSON delivered the opinion of the Court.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).