United States v. Classic

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United States v. Classic
United States v. Classic 313 U.S. 299 (1941) was a decision by the United States Supreme Court that the United States Constitution empowered Congress to regulate primary elections and political party nominations procedures—but only in cases where state law made primaries and nominations part of the election and/or whenever the primary effectively determined the outcome of the election. — Excerpted from United States v. Classic on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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United States Supreme Court

313 U.S. 299


 Argued: April 7, 1941. --- Decided: May 26, 1941

[Syllabus from pages 299-301 intentionally omitted]

Messrs. Robert H. Jackson, Atty. Gen., and Herbert Wechsler, of Washington, D.C., for appellant.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 301-303 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Warren O. Coleman, of New Orleans, La., for appellees.

[Argument of Counsel from Pages 304-306 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Justice STONE, delivered the opinion of the Court.


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).