No. 609.

252 U.S. 416 (1920)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 19, 1920.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. J.G.L. Harvey and Mr. John T. Gose, Assistant Attorney General of the State of Missouri, with whom Mr. Frank W. McAllister, Attorney General of the State of Missouri, was on the brief, for appellant:

The Solicitor General and Mr. Assistant Attorney General Frierson for appellee:

Mr. Louis Marshall, by leave of court, filed a brief as amicus curiae, in behalf of the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks:

MR. JUSTICE HOLMES delivered the opinion of the court.

This is a bill in equity brought by the State of Missouri to prevent a game warden of the United States from attempting to enforce the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of July 3, 1918, c. 128, 40 Stat. 755, and the regulations made by the Secretary of Agriculture in pursuance of the same. The ground of the bill is that the statute is...

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