Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Ganson J. Baldwin and Buist Murfee Anderson argued the cause and filed a brief for appellants.
Abe Wagman, Assistant Attorney General of New York, argued the cause for appellee. With him on the brief were Nathaniel L. Goldstein, Attorney General, and Wendell P. Brown, Solicitor General.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE REED delivered the opinion of the Court.
We are asked in this suit to consider the validity of the New York Abandoned Property Law as applied to policies of insurance issued for delivery in New York on the lives of residents of New York by companies incorporated in states other than New York.
Article VII of the Abandoned Property Law, headed "Unclaimed Life Insurance Funds," was enacted in 1943. In 1944 the law was amended so as to cover insurance...
NEVER MISS A DECISION. START YOUR SUBSCRIPTION.
Uncompromising quality. Enduring impact.
Your support ensures a bright future for independent legal reporting.
As you are aware we have offered this as a free subscription over the past years and we have now made it a paid service.Look forward to your continued patronage.