Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Kenneth J. Mullane argued the cause and filed a brief for appellant.
Albert B. Maginnes argued the cause for the Central Hanover Bank & Trust Co., appellee. With him on the brief was J. Quincy Hunsicker, 3rd.
James N. Vaughan submitted on brief for Vaughan, appellee.
Peter Keber and C. Alexander Capron filed a brief for the New York State Bankers Association, as amicus curiae, urging affirmance.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE JACKSON delivered the opinion of the Court.
This controversy questions the constitutional sufficiency of notice to notice to beneficiaries on judicial settlement of accounts by the trustee of a common trust fund established under the New York Banking Law. The New York Court of Appeals considered and overruled objections that the statutory notice contravenes requirements of the Fourteenth Amendment and that by allowance of the account beneficiaries were...
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