Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
David Previant argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioners.
Beatrice Lampert, Assistant Attorney General of Wisconsin, argued the cause for the Wisconsin Employment Relations Board, respondent. With her on the brief were Grover L. Broadfoot, Attorney General, and Stewart G. Honeck, Deputy Attorney General.
Jackson M. Bruce argued the cause for the Briggs & Stratton Corp., respondent. With him on the brief were Edgar L. Wood and Bernard V. Brady.
Max Raskin filed a brief for the Wisconsin State Industrial Union Council, as amicus curiae, in support of petitioners.
Briefs urging affirmance were filed as amici curiae by the following: A joint brief by Guy E. Williams, Attorney General, for the State of Arkansas, J. Tom Watson, Attorney General, for the State of Florida, Robert L. Larson, Attorney General, for the State of Iowa, Eugene F. Black, Attorney General, and Edmund E. Shepherd, Solicitor General, for the State of Michigan, Walter R. Johnson, Attorney General, for the State of Nebraska, P.O. Sathre, Attorney General, for the State of North Dakota, Roy H. Beeler, Attorney General, for the State of Tennessee, and Grover A. Giles, Attorney General, for the State of Utah; by T. McKeen Chidsey, Attorney General, M. Louise Rutherford, Deputy Attorney General, and George L. Reed, Solicitor, State Labor Relations Board, for the State of Pennsylvania; by Leon B. Lamfrom for the Employers Association of Milwaukee; and by Howard Johnson for the Wisconsin Manufacturers' Association et al.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE JACKSON delivered the opinion of the Court.
Certain labor legislation of the State of Wisconsin,1 as applied by its Supreme Court, is challenged because it is said to transgress constitutional limitations imposed by the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments and by the Commerce Clause2 as implemented by the National Labor Relations Act3...
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