No. 238.

315 U.S. 510 (1942)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 2, 1942.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. J. Louis Monarch, with whom Solicitor General Fahy, Assistant Attorney General Clark, and Mr. Alvin J. Rockwell were on the brief, for the United States.

Mr. William Gerard Ryan, Assistant Attorney General of the State of New York, with whom Messrs. John J. Bennett, Jr., Attorney General, and Henry Epstein, Solicitor General, were on the brief, for the State of New York.

MR. JUSTICE BYRNES delivered the opinion of the Court.

The United States and the State of New York seek review of a judgment of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversing in part a District Court order for the distribution of the assets of a bankrupt estate. The Independent Automobile Forwarding Corporation was adjudicated a bankrupt on April 26, 1938. A total of $3,053.20 eventually became available for distribution.

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