Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Abraham J. Harris argued the cause for the United States. With him on the brief were Solicitor General McGrath, Assistant Attorney General Sonnett and Paul A. Sweeney.
No appearance for respondent.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE MURPHY delivered the opinion of the Court.
The narrow question here is whether a contractor's failure to exhaust the administrative appeal provisions of a government construction contract bars him from bringing suit in the Court of Claims to recover damages.
Respondent, a building contractor, entered into two contracts1 with the United States through the War Department in 1933 to construct officers' quarters at Fort...
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