Constitutional Law

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Plessy v. Ferguson

Facts

Plaintiff, is a ‘black’ person, who violated a state made law which stated that people of white and black race shall be put in different areas of public transportation w/in the railroads of in-state commerce in the state of LA – ...

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Nebbia v. New York

Facts

Nebbia was a store owner, convicted of selling milk below the minimum retail price of 9 cents. The New York legislature put this act into effect because they viewed that the critically depressed state of milk farmers in New York was du...

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McCulloh v. Maryland

Procedural History

McCulloch (bank cashier – D )  v. Maryland (state – P)

In Supreme Court, this was the appellate court back then.

Facts

A Maryland statute prohi...

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New York v. Miln

Facts

Miln is a ship master, and is being sued for violating a New York law, for $15,000 – he had to post a bond, and be responsible for all the people that traveled on his ship.

–          Argument lies on the assert...

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Lochner v. New York

Facts

There was a state law, that would not allow workers in the bakery business to work longer than 60 hours a week, regardless of whether or not they wanted to, or did not want to work that long.

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