United States v. Interstate Commerce Commission (337 U.S. 426)
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|Supreme Court of the United States addressing several issues, including the judicial standard of one party's inability to sue itself, the ability of the United States government specifically to sue federally affiliated departments, and the ability of courts to determine legislative intent. While this decision did not have many broad implications, it did offer a more "common-sense" understanding of determining what constitutes a justiciable controversy. — Excerpted from United States v. Interstate Commerce Commission on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.United States v. Interstate Commerce Commission, 337 U.S. 426 (1949) is a decision of the|
United States Supreme Court
UNITED STATES v. INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
Argued: March 2, 1949. --- Decided: June 20, 1949
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of columbia.
Messrs. Stanley M. Silverberg and David O. Mathews, Washington, D.C., for appellant.
[Argument of Counsel from page 427 intentionally omitted]
Mr. Daniel W. Knowlton, Washington, D.C., for appellee Interstate Commerce Commission.
Mr. Windsor F. Cousins, Philadelphia, Pa., for appellees railroads, interveners.
Mr. Justice BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.