Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. William S. Bennet, with whom Mr. Homer J. Smith and Mr. Edward W. McGrew were on the brief, for appellants.
Mr. Blackburn Esterline, Assistant to the Solicitor General, for the United States.
Mr. P.J. Farrell for the Interstate Commerce Commission.
Mr. Joseph E. Davies, with whom Mr. Franklin D. Jones and Mr. Raymond N. Beebe were on the brief, for American Wholesale Lumber Association, appellee, by special leave of Court.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE BRANDEIS delivered the opinion of the Court.
This suit was brought against the United States by an Illinois lumber concern in a federal court for Illinois to set aside as void an order entered by the Interstate Commerce Commission against carriers on February 11, 1922. The Commission and the American Wholesale Lumber Association — the petitioner in the proceedings before it — intervened in this suit as defendants. No carrier intervened. The...
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