New State Ice Company v. Liebmann

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New State Ice Company v. Liebmann
by George Sutherland
New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann, 285 U.S. 262 (1932), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that due process prevented a state legislature from arbitrarily creating restrictions on new businesses only on the claim that their markets affected a public use. — Excerpted from New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Opinion of the Court
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United States Supreme Court

285 U.S. 262


 Argued: Feb. 19, 1932. --- Decided: March 21, 1932

Messrs. John B. Dudley, of Oklahoma City, Okl., Guy L. Andrews, of McAlester, Okl., and J. H. Everest, of Oklahoma City, Okl., for appellant.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 262-266 intentionally omitted]

Mr. George M. Nicholson, of Oklahoma City, Okl., for appellee.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 266-271 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Justice SUTHERLAND delivered the opinion of the Court.


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