No. ___, Original.

315 U.S. 8 (1942)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 12, 1942.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. James P. Hart, with whom Mr. Gerald C. Mann, Attorney General of Texas, was on the brief, for petitioners.

Mr. Charles L. Black, with whom Messrs. Roy C. Coffee, Marshall Newcomb, Ogden K. Shannon, and Ben H. Powell were on the brief, for the Lone Star Gas Co., intervenor.

Messrs. James P. Alexander, John H. Sharp, and Richard Critz submitted, pro se.

MR. JUSTICE FRANKFURTER delivered the opinion of the Court.

This is a motion by the Attorney General and Railroad Commission of the State of Texas for leave to file a petition for a writ of mandamus against the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of Texas to bring a judgment of that Court into conformity with the controlling mandate of this Court. The foundation of the motion is the claim that in the proceedings following the remand by this Court...

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