United States v. Butler (297 U.S. 1)
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|Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the processing taxes instituted under the 1933 Agricultural Adjustment Act were unconstitutional. Justice Owen Roberts argued that the tax was "but a means to an unconstitutional end" that violated the Tenth Amendment. — Excerpted from United States v. Butler on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.United States v. Butler, 297 U.S. 1 (1936), was a case in which the|
United States Supreme Court
UNITED STATES v. BUTLER
Argued: Dec. 9, 10, 1935. --- Decided: Jan 6, 1936
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Messrs. Homer S.C.ummings, Atty. Gen., and Stanley F. Reed, Sol. Gen., of Washington, D.C., for the United States.
Messrs. George Wharton Pepper, of Philadelphia, Pa., and Edward R. Hale and Bennett Sanderson, both of Boston, Mass., for respondents.
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Mr. Justice ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court.