Emergency Fleet Corp. v. Sullivan - 261 U.S. 146 (1923)


U.S. Supreme Court

Emergency Fleet Corp. v. Sullivan, 261 U.S. 146 (1923)

United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corp. v. Sullivan

Nos. 93 and 124

Argued January 4, 1923

Decided February 19, 1923

261 U.S. 146

Syllabus

1. In a proceeding by an injured employee of the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation for compensation under a state compensation law, a defense that he was, in effect, an employee of the United States to be compensated under a federal act is a claim of a right or immunity under the Constitution and laws of the United States, and, under Jud.Code, § 237, as amended, 1916, is not a basis for review in this Court by writ of error. P. 261 U. S. 148.

2. Held that the record in this case does not warrant review by certiorari. P. 261 U. S. 149.

Writ of error to review, 76 Pa.Super.Ct. 30, dismissed.

Error to a judgment of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirming an award under the state workmen's compensation act. Certiorari also was applied for and denied.



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