Guaranty Trust Company v. York

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Guaranty Trust Company v. York
by the Supreme Court of the United States

Guaranty Trust Co. v. York, 326 U.S. 99 (1945), was a United States Supreme Court case that described how federal courts were to follow state law. Justice Frankfurter delivered the majority opinion further refining the doctrine set forth in Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins. Excerpted from Guaranty Trust Co. v. York on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Court Documents

United States Supreme Court

326 U.S. 99

Guaranty Trust Company  v.  York

 Argued: Jan. 3, 4, 1945. --- Decided: June 18, 1945

See 66 S.Ct. 7.

Mr. John W. Davis, of New York City, for petitioner.

Mr. Meyer Abrams, of Chicago, Ill., for respondent.

Mr. Justice FRANKFURTER delivered the opinion of the Court.


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