Southern Pacific Co. v. United States
285 U.S. 240 (1932)

Annotate this Case

U.S. Supreme Court

Southern Pacific Co. v. United States, 285 U.S. 240 (1932)

Southern Pacific Co. v. United States

No. 339

Argued February 15, 1932

Decided March 14, 1932

285 U.S. 240

Syllabus

Engineer officers of the War Department, assigned to duty in connection with the improvement of rivers and harbors or the work of the California Debris Commission, are not within the meaning of

Page 285 U. S. 241

the provisions of the land grant acts and the so-called equalization agreements and joint military arrangements under which the Government is entitled to deductions from the regular commercial rates for the transportation of members of the military forces or "troops of the United States." P. 285 U. S. 246.

72 Ct.Cls. 273 reversed.

Certiorari, 284 U.S. 611, to review a judgment of the Court of Claims, insofar as it allowed deductions from charges for transportation of engineer officers assigned to duty in connection with rivers and harbors improvement and the work of the California Debris Commission.

Official Supreme Court case law is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia case law is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.