Clyde Steamship Co. v. Walker
244 U.S. 255 (1917)

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Clyde Steamship Co. v. Walker, 244 U.S. 255 (1917)

Clyde Steamship Company v. Walker

No. 281

Argued February 28, 1916

Restored to docket for reargument November 13, 1916

Reargued January 31, February 1, 1917

Decided May 21, 1917

244 U.S. 255

Syllabus

Upon the authority of Southern Pacific Co. v. Jensen, ante,244 U. S. 205, held that the New York Workmen's Compensation Act is unconstitutional as applied to the case of a longshoreman employed by a steamship company engaged in interstate transportation by sea, who was injured while on board a vessel unloading her at her wharf in navigable waters in New York.

215 N.Y. 529 reversed.

Page 244 U. S. 256

The case is stated in the opinion.

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