Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. T.H. Lewis, Jr., with whom Attorney General Mitchell, Assistant Attorney General Willebrandt, and Messrs. Clarence M. Charest, General Counsel, Bureau of Internal Revenue, and Millar E. McGilchrist, Special Assistant to the Attorney General, were on the brief, for petitioners.
Messrs. Edward W. Browse and James S.Y. Ivins for respondent.
Messrs. Herman A. Fischer, Jr., and E. Barrett Prettyman, on behalf of The Brevoort Hotel Company, filed a brief as amici curiae by special leave of Court.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE HOLMES delivered the opinion of the Court.
These are suits brought by Wiener, the respondent, to recover amounts that he says should have been allowed as deductions from his income taxes but that were disallowed. The petitioners, the defendants, prevailed in the District Court, 17 F.2d 650; but the judgment was reversed by the Circuit Court of Appeals, 27 F.2d 200, and a writ of certiorari...
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