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Bus Employees v. Wisconsin Board, 340 U.S. 416 (1951)

Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Railway &

Motor Coach Employees of America, Division 998 v.

Wisconsin Employment Relations Board

No. 330

Argued January 9-10, 1951

Decided February 26, 1951

340 U.S. 416


This is a proceeding to review a judgment of a Wisconsin State Court sustaining an arbitrators' award under the Wisconsin Public Utility Anti-Strike Law. The award was for one year only, and that time has elapsed.


1. There being no subject matter upon which the judgment of this Court can operate, the cause is moot. Pp. 340 U. S. 417-418.

2. Whether or not it is the practice of the Wisconsin courts to decide questions of importance where a case has become moot, this Court is without power to decide moot questions. P. 340 U. S. 418.

257 Wis. 53, 42 N.W.2d 477, judgment vacated.

The case is stated in the opinion. Judgment below vacated, and cause remanded, p. 340 U. S. 418.

Page 340 U. S. 417

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