United States v. American-Asiatic S.S. Co.,
242 U.S. 537 (1917)

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United States v. American-Asiatic S.S. Co., 242 U.S. 537 (1917)

United States v. American-Asiatic Steamship Company

No. 138, 169

Motions to reverse and remand with instruction

to dismiss petition without prejudice

Submitted December 4, 1916

Decided January 22, 1917

242 U.S. 537


The agreements between British, German, and American steamship companies which were assailed as contrary to the Anti-Trust Act of July 2, 1890, having necessarily been dissolved by the European war, and the questions raised by the bills having thereby become moot when the decrees of the court below were entered, the decrees are reversed and the cases remanded with directions to dismiss the bills without prejudice, as in United States v. Hamburg-American Co., 239 U. S. 466.

220 F. 230 reversed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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