No. 419.

324 U.S. 229 (1945)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 26, 1945.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Messrs. Thomas S. McPheeters, Henry Davis and George D. Burroughs submitted for petitioners.

Mr. Ralph F. Fuchs, with whom Solicitor General Fahy, Messrs. J. Edward Williams and Vernon L. Wilkinson were on the brief, for the United States.

MR. JUSTICE RUTLEDGE delivered the opinion of the Court.

The proceeding is for the condemnation of land in Madison County, Illinois, under the War Purposes Act of 1917.1 The question for review is whether orders entered in the course of the proceedings are appealable as "final decisions" within the meaning of § 128 of the Judicial Code, as amended, 28 U.S.C. § 225 (a).

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