Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railway Company v. Illinois

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Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railway Company v. Illinois by Samuel Freeman Miller
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Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railway Company v. Illinois, 118 U.S. 557 (1886), also known as the Wabash Case, was a Supreme Court decision that severely limited the rights of states to control interstate commerce. It led to the creation of the Interstate Commerce Commission. — Excerpted from Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railway Company v. Illinois on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Court Documents
Opinion of the Court

United States Supreme Court

118 U.S. 557

WABASH ST. RAILWAY COMPANY  v.  ILLINOIS

H. S. Greene and W. C. Goudy, for plaintiff in error.

[Citations for Defendant in Error from 559 intentionally omitted]

Geo. Hunt, Atty. Gen. of Illinois, for defendant in error.

[Argument of Counsel on pages 559-560 intentionally omitted]

MILLER, J.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).