Freeman v. Hewitt 329 U.S. 249 (1946)

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FREEMAN v. HEWITT 329 U.S. 249 (1946)

Justice felix frankfurter, for a 6–3 Supreme Court, here voided an Indiana tax levied on proceeds realized from the sale of securities in another state. Frankfurter struck down the tax as a greater burden than police regulations on interstate commerce. Justice william o. douglas, dissenting, denied the existence of any interstate commerce.

David Gordon
(1986)