Farrington v. Tokushige

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Farrington v. Tokushige by James Clark McReynolds

Farrington v. Tokushige, 273 U.S. 284 (1927), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously struck down the Territory of Hawaii's law making schools that teach foreign languages without a permit illegal because it violated the due process clause of the Fifth Amendment. Excerpted from Farrington v. Tokushige on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

United States Supreme Court

273 U.S. 284

Farrington  v.  Tokushige

 Argued: Jan. 21, 1927. --- Decided: Feb 21, 1927

Mr. Wm. B. Lymer, of Honolulu, Hawaii, for petitioners.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 285-287 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Joseph Lightfoot, of Honolulu, Hawaii, for respondents.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 288-290 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Justice McREYNOLDS 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).

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