Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. William H. Swiggart, with whom Mr. Edwin F. Hunt was on the brief, for petitioner.
Mr. W.F. Barry, Assistant Attorney General of Tennessee, with whom Messrs. Roy H. Beeler, Attorney General, and Dudley Porter, Jr., Assistant Attorney General, were on the brief, for respondents.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE FRANKFURTER delivered the opinion of the Court.
This case is here to review a judgment of the Supreme Court of Tennessee sustaining an assessment of petitioner's property, tangible and intangible, under that state's ad valorem tax law. All Tennessee property is subject to such a tax; but there are two schemes of procedure for making assessments, one for public service corporations and one for other taxpayers. As to ordinary property the task of...
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