Clyde Steamship Co. v. Walker
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244 U.S. 255 (1917)
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Clyde Steamship Co. v. Walker, 244 U.S. 255 (1917)
Clyde Steamship Company v. Walker
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
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.
The case is stated in the opinion.