Bowman v. Chicago & Northwestern Railway Company 125 U.S. 465 (1888)
BOWMAN v. CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY 125 U.S. 465 (1888)
The Supreme Court, by a vote of 6–3, held that a state statute prohibiting common carriers from importing intoxicating liquors into the state, except under conditions laid down by the state, violated the commerce clause, because interstate transportation required a single regulatory system; the absence of congressional action made no difference.
Leonard W. Levy
(see also: State Regulation of Commerce.)
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