Crowell v. Benson

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United States Supreme Court

285 U.S. 22

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.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 25-31 intentionally omitted]

Messrs. Alexis T. Gresham and Palmer Pillans, both of Mobile, Ala., for petitioner Knudsen.

[Argument of Counsel intentionally omitted]

Messrs. Harry T. Smith and Vincent Kilborn, both of Mobile, Ala., for respondent.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 32-36 intentionally omitted]

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


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