United States v. Carmack

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United States v. Carmack by Harold Hitz Burton
Syllabus

United States v. Carmack, 329 U.S. 230 (1946) was a unanimous decision of the Supreme Court of the United States which held that the United States federal government was empowered by Condemnation Act of August 1, 1888; the Public Buildings Act of 1926; and the United States Constitution to exercise its right of eminent domain over land containing buildings owned by a state or local government. Excerpted from United States v. Carmack on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

United States Supreme Court

329 U.S. 230

United States  v.  Carmack

 Argued: Oct. 18, 1946. --- Decided: Dec 9, 1946

See 329 U.S. 834, 67 S.Ct. 627.

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Mr.John J. Cooney, of Washington, D.C., for petitioner.

Mr. J. R. Kelso, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., for respondent.

Mr. Justice BURTON delivered the opinion of the Court.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).