No. 265.

297 U.S. 157 (1936)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 3, 1936.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Will G. Beardslee, with whom Solicitor General Reed and Messrs. Wilbur C. Pickett, Fendall Marbury, and W. Marvin Smith were on the brief, for the United States.

Mr. Warren E. Miller, with whom Mr. A.H. Culwell was on the brief, for respondent.

MR. JUSTICE STONE delivered the opinion of the Court.

This case was brought here on certiorari to review a determination of the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, said to be inconsistent with our decision in Miller v. United States, 294 U.S. 435. The challenged holding is that there is statutory authority for including in contracts of United States government insurance (converted war risk insurance) covering death...

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