Arizona v. California (283 U.S. 423)

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United States Supreme Court

283 U.S. 423

State of Arizona  v.  State of California

No. 19.  Argued: March 9, 10, 1931. --- Decided: May 18, 1931.

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Messrs. Thomas D. Thacher, Sol. Gen., and Robert P. Reeder, both of Washington, D. C., for defendant Wilbur, Secretary of Interior.

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Mr. U.S. Webb, Atty. Gen. (Messrs. W. B. Mathews and Charles L. Childers, both of Los Angeles, Cal., of counsel), for defendant State of California.

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Messrs. Clarence L. Ireland, Atty. Gen., and John S. Underwood, of Denver, Colo. (Messrs. Delph E. Carpenter, of Greeley, Colo., Thomas H. Gibson and L. Ward Bannister, both of Denver, Colo., and Raymond L. Sauter, of Sterling, Colo., of counsel), for defendant State of Colorado.

Mr. George P. Parker, Atty. Gen. (Mr. William W. Ray, of Salt Lake City, Utah, of counsel), for defendant State of Utah.

Mr. James A. Greenwood, Atty. Gen. (Messrs. William O. Wilson and Richard J. Jackson, both of Cheyenne, Wyo., and George W. Ferguson, of Thermopolis, Wyo., of counsel), for defendant State of Wyoming.

Mr. Gray Mashburn, Atty. Gen., for defendnt § tate of Nevada.

Mr. E. K. Neumann, Atty. Gen. (Mr. Francis C. Wilson, of Santa Fe , N. M., of counsel), for defendant State of New Mexico.

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Mr. K. Berry Peterson, Atty. Gen. (Messrs. Dean G. Acheson, of Washington, D. C., and Clifton Mathews, of Globe, Ariz., of counsel), for complainant State of Arizona.

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Mr. Justice BRANDEIS delivered the opinion of the Court.


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