No. 287.

297 U.S. 189 (1936)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided February 3, 1936.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Alex W. Swords, with whom Mr. A. Giffen Levy was on the brief, for appellants.

Mr. Delvaille H. Theard, with whom Messrs. Louis H. Yarrut, Harry Emmet McEnerny, Azzo J. Plough, Percival H. Stern, Elias Goldstein, Joseph W. Carroll, and William John Waguespack, Jr., were on the brief, for appellees.

By leave of Court, Mr. C. Clinton James filed a brief on behalf of the United States Building & Loan League, as amicus curiae, supporting the position of appellees.

MR. JUSTICE ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court.

This is one of five appeals1 from a decision of the Supreme Court of Louisiana,2 presenting the question whether certain provisions of Act No. 140, adopted by the legislature of that State on July 12, 1932,3 are consistent with Article I, § 10, and § 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment, of the Constitution of the United...

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