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DURING THE TIME OF THESE REPORTS."
EDWARD DOUGLASS WHITE, CHIEF JUSTICE,
GEORGE WOODWARD WICKERSHAM, ATTORNEY GENERAL.
1 For allotment of THE CHIEF JUSTICE and Associate Justices among the several circuits see next page.
* MR. JUSTICE HARLAN died on October 14, 1911 (see 222 U. S., p. v). He took no part in the decisions of any cases submitted during October Term, 1911, and reported in this volume.
* MR. JUSTICE Day was necessarily absent during October Term, 1911, until January 18, 1912 (see 222 U. S., xxix), and took no part in any of the decisions reported in this volume in cases which were argued or submitted during his absence.
On February 19, 1912, President Taft nominated MAHLON PITNEY, Chancellor of the State of New Jersey, as Associate Justice to succeed MR. JUSTICE HARLAN. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 13, 1912, commissioned on the same day, and on March 18, 1912, qualified, and immediately took his seat upon the bench. He took no part in any of the decisions reported in this volume in cases which were argued or submitted before that date.
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.
ALLOTMENT OF JUSTICES, MARCH 18, 1911.1
ORDER: There having been an Associate Justice of this court appointed since the commencement of this term,
It is ordered that the following allotment be made of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of this court among the circuits agreeably to the act of Congress in such case made and provided, and that such allotment be entered of record, viz.:
For the First Circuit, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Associate
Justice. For the Second Circuit, Charles E. Hughes, Associate
Justice. For the Third Circuit, Mahlon Pitney, Associate Justice. For the Fourth Circuit, Edward D. White, Chief Justice. For the Fifth Circuit, Joseph R. Lamar, Associate
Justice. For the Sixth Circuit, William R. Day, Associate Justice. For the Seventh Circuit, Horace H. Lurton, Associate
Justice. For the Eighth Circuit, Willis Van Devanter, Associate
Justice. For the Ninth Circuit, Joseph McKenna, Associate
For previous allotment see 222 U.S., p. iv,
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
TABLE OF CASES REPORTED.
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Equalization of Oklahoma
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