Interstate Commerce Commission v. Illinois Central Railroad Company

PETITIONER: Interstate Commerce Commission
RESPONDENT: Illinois Central Railroad Company
LOCATION:

DOCKET NO.: 233
DECIDED BY: Fuller Court (1910)
LOWER COURT:

ARGUED: Oct 15, 1909
DECIDED: Jan 10, 1910

Facts of the case

The railroad's policy did not supply enough coal cars to meet the demand from the mines along its right of way. The ICC ordered the railroad to end its practice. The railroad refused to obey the ICC order.

Question

Is the ICC order valid?