Clark Distilling Co. v. Western Maryland Railway Co. 242 U.S. 311 (1917)

Author:David Gordon
Pages:421
 
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With Justices OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES and WILLIS VAN DEVANTER dissenting without opinion, the Court upheld the WEBB-KENYON ACT. Chief Justice EDWARD D. WHITE, for the majority, rejected the assertion that the act constituted an unconstitutional legislative DELEGATION OF POWER to the states. No delegation occurred because Congress provided for uniform regulation throughout the states.

DAVID GORDON

(1986)

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