No. 577.

313 U.S. 80 (1941)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 28, 1941.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Messrs. Arthur W. Mitchell and Richard E. Westbrooks for appellant.

Mr. J. Stanley Payne, with whom Mr. Daniel W. Knowlton was on the brief, for the Interstate Commerce Commission, appellee.

Mr. Wallace T. Hughes, with whom Messrs. Vernon W. Foster, Marcus L. Bell, E.C. Craig, C.S. Williston, and Erwin W. Roemer were on the brief, for Frank O. Lowden, et al., appellees.

Solicitor General Biddle and Messrs. Warner W. Gardner and Frank Coleman for the United States, filed a memorandum against the judgment below.

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

Appellant, Arthur W. Mitchell, filed a complaint with the Interstate Commerce Commission alleging an unjust discrimination in the furnishing of accommodations to colored passengers on the line of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway Company from Chicago to Hot Springs, Arkansas, in violation of the Interstate Commerce Act. The Commission dismissed the complaint...

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