West Coast Hotel Company v. Parrish
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|United States Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of minimum wage legislation enacted by the State of Washington, overturning an earlier decision in Adkins v. Children's Hospital, 261 U.S. 525 (1923). The decision is usually regarded as having ended the Lochner era, a period in American legal history during which the Supreme Court tended to invalidate legislation aimed at regulating business. — Excerpted from West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish, 300 U.S. 379 (1937), was a decision by the|
United States Supreme Court
WEST COAST HOTEL COMPANY v. PARRISH
Argued: Dec. 16, 17, 1936. --- Decided: March 29, 1937
Appeal from the Supreme Court of the State of Washington.
Messrs. E. L. Skeel and John W. Roberts, both of Seattle, Wash., for appellant.
Messrs. W. A. Toner, of Olympia, Wash., and
[Argument of Counsel from page 380 intentionally omitted] Sam M. Driver, of Wenatchee, Wash., for appellees.
[Argument of Counsel from pages 381-386 intentionally omitted]
Mr. Chief Justice HUGHES delivered the opinion of the Court.