No. 11.

342 U.S. 98 (1951)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided November 26, 1951.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Paul A. Sweeney argued the cause for the United States. With him on the brief were Solicitor General Perlman, Assistant Attorney General Baldridge and Morton Liftin.

Harry D. Ruddiman argued the cause for respondents. With him on the brief was John W. Gaskins.

MR. JUSTICE MINTON delivered the opinion of the Court.

This Court is again called upon to determine the meaning of the "finality clause" of a standard form government contract. Respondents agreed to build a dam for the United States under a contract containing the usual "Article 15."* That Article provides that all disputes involving questions of fact shall be decided by the contracting officer...

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