No. 10, original, October Term, 1935.

309 U.S. 572 (1940)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 22, 1940.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Ewing T. Kerr, Attorney General of Wyoming, with whom Messrs. Harold I. Bacheller, Deputy Attorney General, Arthur Kline, Assistant Attorney General, James A. Greenwood, and W.J. Wehrli were on the brief, for complainant.

Mr. Byron G. Rogers, Attorney General of Colorado, with whom Messrs. Ralph L. Carr, Governor, Henry E. Lutz, Deputy Attorney General, Schrader P. Howell, Assistant Attorney General, Clifford H. Stone, Jean S. Breitenstein, Albert P. Fischer, Robert G. Smith, and Lawrence R. Temple were on the briefs, for defendant.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE HUGHES delivered the opinion of the Court.

The State of Wyoming sought leave to file its petition for a rule requiring the State of Colorado to show cause why it should not be adjudged in contempt for violation of the decree in this suit, restraining diversions of water from the Laramie river. 259 U.S. 419, 496; 260 U.S. 1; 286 U.S. 494;

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