Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Harry E. Boot and Wilbur M. Brucker argued the cause for appellants in No. 26. On the brief were Mr. Boot and Peter T. Beardsley for the American Trucking Associations, Inc., George S. Dixon for the National Automobile Transporters Association et al., Herbert Baker and Noel F. George for the Association of Highway Steel Transporters, Inc., Joseph H. Blackshear for the Watkins Motor Lines, Inc. et al., James W. Wrape for the Gordons Transports, Inc. et al., and John S. Burchmore for the National Industrial Traffic League, appellants.
Howell Ellis argued the cause for appellants in No. 35. With him on the brief was Milton E. Diehl. With them on the Statement as to Jurisdiction was John S. Burchmore.
Neil Brooks argued the cause for appellant in No. 36. With him on the brief was W. Carroll Hunter.
Ralph S. Spritzer argued the cause for the United States and the Interstate Commerce Commission, appellees. With him on the brief were Acting Solicitor General Stern, Acting Assistant Attorney General Clapp and Edward M. Reidy. Philip B. Perlman, then Solicitor General, Daniel W. Knowlton and Mr. Reidy filed motions to dismiss for the United States and the Interstate Commerce Commission in Nos. 26 and 35.
Burton K. Wheeler argued the cause for the Brotherhood of Teamsters-Chauffeurs-Warehousemen & Helpers of America, appellee. With him on the brief were Edward K. Wheeler, Robert G. Seaks and J. Albert Woll.
Carl Helmetag, Jr. argued the cause for the Intervening Railroads, appellees. With him on the brief were Charles Clark and Joseph F. Hays. With them on a motion to affirm were Frank W. Gwathmey and Joseph F. Johnson in No. 26.
Franklin R. Overmyer argued the cause and filed a brief for the Chicago Suburban Motor Carriers Association et al., appellees.
Robert N. Burchmore, Nuel D. Belnap and John S. Burchmore filed a brief for the National Industrial Traffic League, appellant in Nos. 26 and 35.
Briefs of amici curiae supporting appellants were filed by Edward R. Adams, Drew L. Carraway and Homer S. Carpenter for the Greyvan Lines, Inc.; and by Mr. Brucker and Harold J. Waples for the Movers Conference of America.
Smith Troy, Attorney General, filed a brief for the State of Washington, as amicus curiae, urging affirmance.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE REED delivered the opinion of the Court.
These appeals attack new Interstate Commerce Commission rules governing the use of equipment by authorized motor carriers when the equipment is not owned by the carrier but is leased from the owner or obtained by interchange with another authorized carrier. They were prescribed by the Commission and reported Ex Parte No. MC-43, Lease and Interchange of Vehicles by Motor...
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