Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Russell V. Johnson, with whom Mr. Charles E. France was on the brief, for appellant.
Fred Hansen, First Assistant Attorney General of Oklahoma, with whom Randell S. Cobb, Attorney General, was on the brief, for appellees.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS delivered the opinion of the Court.
The sole question presented by this appeal is whether Oklahoma has denied appellant the equal protection of the laws in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Appellant is an Indiana corporation. It qualified to do business in Oklahoma in 1919 and has continued to do business there every year since then. The Oklahoma Constitution then provided, as it does now, in Article XIX, § 1, that:
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