Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
W. Bradley Ward, Samuel D. Slade, Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis, Philadelphia, Pa., for Bethlehem Steel Corp.
John S. Estey, William R. Dimeling, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, Philadelphia, Pa., for Republic Steel Corp. and Miller Lumber.
Robert C. Cohen, Meltzer & Schiffrin, Philadelphia, Pa., for Blue Bird Food Products Co.
Henry T. Reath, Reeder R. Fox, Duane, Morris & Heckscher, Philadelphia, Pa., for H. R. Defler Corp. and U.S. Steel Corp.
Ned Stein, Comanor & Stein, Philadelphia, Pa., for Thomas J. Holt Co., Inc.
Marvin Comisky, Goncer M. Krestal, Blank, Rome, Klaus & Comisky, Paul R. Duke, Philadelphia, Pa., for appellee.
Before SEITZ, Chief Judge, ALDISERT, Circuit Judge, and LACEY, District Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
OPINION OF THE COURT
SEITZ, Chief Judge.
The basic issue presented on this appeal is whether a reorganization court in a § 77 proceeding has summary jurisdiction to enjoin a non-judicial set-off of claims for goods, services, and shipping losses and damages against freight charges, where such set-offs were effected prior to the Debtor's filing for reorganization.
The dispute arises out of a petition filed by the railroad trustees. The petition...
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