Carter v. Carter Coal Company Helvering
Beneficent aims however great or well directed can never serve in lieu of constitutional power.
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Messrs. Frederick H. Wood and William D. Whitney, both of New York City, and Richard H. Wilmer, of Washington, D.C., for petitioner Carter.
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Mr. Charles I. Dawson, of Louisville, Ky., for Tway Coal Co.
Messrs. Stanley F. Reed, Sol. Gen., of Washington, D.C., Homer S.C.ummings, Atty. Gen., John Dickinson, Asst. Atty. Gen., Charles H. Weston, F. B. Critchlow, A. H. Feller, Robert L. Stern, and Charles Harwood, all of Washington, D.C., for the United States.
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Mr. Karl J. Hardy, of Washington, D.C., for respondents Carter Coal co. et al.
Mr. Joseph Selligman, of Louisville, Ky., for respondent Clark.
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Mr. Justice SUTHERLAND delivered the opinion of the Court.