95 U.S. 485 (____)


Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. R.H. Marr for the plaintiff in error.

Mr. E.K. Washington, contra.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE WAITE delivered the opinion of the court.

For the purposes of this case, we must treat the act of Louisiana of Feb. 23, 1869, as requiring those engaged in inter-state commerce to give all persons travelling in that State, upon the public conveyances employed in such business, equal rights and privileges in all parts of the conveyance, without distinction or discrimination on account of race or color. Such was the construction given to that act in...

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