Oleomargarine and Other Imitation Dairy Products, Etc; January 26, 1901.--Ordered to Be Printed

Oleomargarine and Other Imitation Dairy Products, Etc; January 26, 1901.--Ordered to Be Printed

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...in passing upou these laws, have simply said that the States, in the exercise of their police power, can do extraordinary things, and that the courts can not inquire into the exercise of that police power by the States. Do you lawyers upon the other side say that it is possible for a State legislature to pass any law doing any injury to any legitimate interest, label that an exercise of police power, and go to the courts of your State and the Supreme Court of the United States and claim that the courts can say nothing about that legislative act because they have labeled it an exercise of police power! Not by any means. Senator Allen. Does not the police power of a State extend to all things that affect life and health? Mr. Adams. And public morals; yes, sir. Mr. Tillinghast. Aud public safety? Mr. Adams. Yes, sir. Senator Allen. Grouped under those three heads are a great many hundreds of thousands of things. Anything that affects your health, anything that affects the public morals, anything that affects your personal rights or the public rights, comes under the police power of the State. Mr. Adams. That is true. Senator Allen. If this article is deleterious to health--and that is probably the claim--is it not clearly within the plenary powers of the State to dispose of the question aud the duty of the courts of the State to enforce that legislation? Mr. Adams. Why, certainly; but that is not the primary claim, Senator. The claim is made in these various States, in the 32 States which have passed these laws, aud the legislative judgment of those States has been convinced, that the sale of colored oleomargarine deceives the final purchaser, and they regard that practice as against public policy. Senator Allen. The only ground upon which the...
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  • Paperback | 534 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 943g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123667295X
  • 9781236672957