Springer v. Government of the Philippine Islands ex rel. Agoncillo

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United States Supreme Court

277 U.S. 189

Springer  v.  Government of the Philippine Islands ex rel. Agoncillo

 Argued: April 10, 1928. --- Decided: May 14, 1928

[Syllabus from pages 189-191 intentionally omitted]

Messrs. John W. Davis, of New York City, and Jose Abad Santos and James Ross, both of Manila, P. I., for petitioners.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 191-195 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Wm. D. Mitchell, Sol Gen., of Washington, D. C., Frederick C. Fisher, Special Counsel, of Manila, P. I., William Cattron Rigby, Lieutenant Colonel, Judge Advocate, of Washington, D. C., Hugh C. Smith, Lieutenant Colonel, Judge Advocate, and Robert P. Reeder, Special Assistant to the Atty. Gen., for Government of Philippine Islands.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 195-197 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Justice SUTHERLAND delivered the opinion of the Court.


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