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United States Supreme Court


No. 921

Argued: Decided: June 23, 1958

Motion to substitute new party respondent denied as untimely.

Certiorari granted; judgment vacated; and case remanded to District Court with instructions to dismiss complaint as abated.

Reported below: 251 F.2d 615.

Joseph E. Brill and Coleman Gangel for petitioner.

Solicitor General Rankin, Assistant Attorney General Doub, Roger Fisher and Samuel D. Slade for respondent.


The motion to substitute Howard Coonen, individually and Regional Operations Director in charge of the United States Post Office at New York, New York, as the party respondent in the place and stead of Robert H. Schaffer, resigned, is denied as untimely. Snyder v. Buck, 340 U.S. 15 . The petition for writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is vacated and the case is remanded to the District Court with instructions to dismiss the complaint as abated. [357 U.S. 346, 347]  

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