US LAWS, STATUTES and CODES : Chan Robles Virtual Law Library USA Supreme Court Decisions | Resolutions : Chan Robles Virtual Law Library

ChanRobles™ Virtual Law Library™ |™   
Main Index Repository of Laws, Statutes and Codes Latest Philippine Supreme Court Decisions Chan Robles Virtual Law Library Latest Legal Updates Philippine Legal Resources Significant Philippine Legal Resources Worldwide Legal Resources Philippine Supreme Court Decisions United States Legal Resources United States Supreme Court Jurisprudence ChanRobles LawTube - Social Network

ChanRobles Internet Bar Review : DebtKollect Company, Inc. - Debt Collection Firm Intellectual Property Division - Chan Robles Law Firm

Philippine Supreme Court DecisionsChanRobles On-Line Bar Review

google search for chanrobles.comSearch for

A. W. DUCKETT & CO., INC. V. UNITED STATES, 266 U. S. 149 (1924)

Subscribe to Cases that cite 266 U. S. 149 RSS feed for this section

U.S. Supreme Court

A. W. Duckett & Co., Inc. v. United States, 266 U.S. 149 (1924)

A. W. Duckett & Company, Inc. v. United States

No. 108

Argued October 23, 24, 1924

Decided November 17, 1924

266 U.S. 149


Possession of terminal property, including a pier on which the claimant had a lease from the owner, was requisitioned and taken by the President temporarily for war purposes (Act of August 29, 1916) under a general public notice and promise of compensation. Held that claimant's leasehold interest, being part of the res, was taken, and that a promise upon the part of the government to pay for it was implied. P. 266 U. S. 151. Omnia Commercial Co. v. United States, 261 U. S. 502, distinguished.

58 Ct.Clms. 234, id. 403, reversed.

Appeal from a judgment of the Court of Claims rejecting a claim for the value of a leasehold interest in property requisitioned during the late war.

ChanRobles™ LawTube

google search for Search for

Supreme Court Decisions Philippine Supreme Court DecisionsUS Supreme Court Decisions



Browse By ->> Volume


Browse By ->> Year


  Copyright © ChanRobles Publishing Company | Disclaimer | E-mail Restrictions
ChanRobles™ Virtual Law Library |™