United States v. Carmack

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United States v. Carmack by Harold Hitz Burton

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.

[Syllabus from pages 230-232 intentionally omitted]

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.


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).