Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Miss Grace E. Smith, Assistant Attorney General of Oregon, with whom Messrs. I.H. Van Winkle, Attorney General, and Willis S. Moore, Assistant Attorney General, were on the brief, for the appellant.
Mr. John S. Coke, with whom Mr. Franklin T. Griffith was on the brief, for the appellees.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE BRANDEIS delivered the opinion of the Court.
Three companies licensed to do business in Oregon brought this suit against its insurance commissioner in the federal court for that State. The bill alleges that a former commissioner had authorized these companies to issue indemnity bonds, commonly called "Confiscation Coverage," by which those who sell automobiles on conditional sale are insured against loss arising from their confiscation for violation of...
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