No. 107.

195 U.S. 223 (1904)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided November 14, 1904.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Lynn Helm and Mr. Edward C. Bailey, with whom Mr. Henry T. Lee, Mr. J.R. Scott and Mr. Charles W. Chase were on the brief, for plaintiff in error.

Mr. W.B. Mathews, with whom Mr. Herbert J. Goudge was on the brief, for defendants in error.

MR. JUSTICE DAY, after making the foregoing statement, delivered the opinion of the court.

As this case was decided upon demurrer to the complaint, the allegations thereof must be taken as true. The question presented involves the right of the plaintiff in error to invoke the protection of the Fourteenth Amendment against alleged infraction of her rights by the action of the city council in passing and enforcing the ordinances...

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