Olmstead v. United States

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United States Supreme Court

277 U.S. 438


 Argued: Feb. 20 and 21, 1928. --- Decided: June 4, 1928

Mr. John F. Dore, of Seattle, Wash., for petitioners Olmstead and others.

[Argument of Counsel from Pages 439-440 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Frank R. Jeffrey, of Seattle, Wash., for petitioner McInnis.

[Argument of Counsel from Pages 441-445 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Arthur E. Griffin, of Seattle, Wash., for petitioners Green and others.

[Argument of Counsel from Pages 445-447 intentionally omitted.]

The Attorney General and Mr. Michael J. Doherty, of St. Paul, Minn., for the United States.

[Argument of Counsel from Pages 447-452 intentionally omitted.]

Messrs. Charles M. Bracelen, of New York City, Otto B. Rupp. of Seattle, Wash., Clarence B. Randall, of Chicago, Ill., and Robert H. Strahan, of New York City, for Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Co., American Telephone & Telegraph Co., United States Independent Telephone Ass'n and Tri-State Telephone & Telegraph Co., as amici curiae.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 452-454 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Chief Justice TAFT delivered the opinion of the Court.


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