Child Labor Tax Case
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|U.S. Supreme Court ruled the 1919 Child Labor Tax Law unconstitutional as an improper attempt by Congress to penalize employers using child labor. The Court indicated that the tax imposed by the statute was actually a penalty in disguise. — Excerpted from Bailey v. Drexel Furniture Co. on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Bailey v. Drexel Furniture Co., 259 U.S. 20 (1922), was a case in which the|
United States Supreme Court
CHILD LABOR TAX CASE
Argued: March 8, 1922. --- Decided: May 15, 1922
Mr. Solicitor General Beck, of Washington D. C., for plaintiff in error.
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Mr. Wm. P. Bynum, of Greensboro, N. C., for defendant in error.
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Mr. Chief Justice TAFT delivered the opinion of the Court.