General Committee v. Southern Pacific Co.,
320 U.S. 338 (1943)

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General Committee v. Southern Pacific Co., 320 U.S. 338 (1943)

General Committee of Adjustment of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers

for Pacific Lines of Southern Pacific Co. v. Southern Pacific Co.

No. 27

Argued October 14, 15, 1943

Decided November 22, 1943*

320 U.S. 338


Upon the authority of General Committee of Adjustment v. Missouri-Kansas-Texas R. Co., ante, p. 320 U. S. 323, and Switchmen's Union v. National Mediation Board, ante, p. 320 U. S. 297, held, that the questions in this case -- arising out of a so-called jurisdictional controversy between labor unions -- are not justiciable issues under the Railway Labor Act, and the District Court was without power to resolve them. P. 320 U. S. 343.

132 F.2d 194 reversed.

Certiorari, 319 U.S. 736, on cross-petitions to review a judgment which modified and affirmed a decree determining on the merits a suit for a declaratory judgment.

Page 320 U. S. 339

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