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Ct. 1419 (1994) Powers v. S. 400 (1991) Swain v. S. 202 (1965) RECOMMENDED READING Albert W. Alschuler, The Supreme Court and the Jury: Voir Dire, Peremptory Challenges, and the Review of Jury Verdicts, 56 University of Chicago Law Review 153, 196–198 (1989). Leonard Mandell, Extending Batson v. , 2 ABA Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases, 57, 57 (1993). 8 Case Title: Brown v. S. Ct. Ed. 873 (1954). S. Ct. Ed. S. Constitution? HISTORY OF THE CASE In the states where slavery was practiced prior to the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment outlawing slavery in 1865, a variety of laws had prohibited the education of slaves based on the theory that education might make them less tractable and encourage rebelliousness.

400 (1991) Swain v. S. 202 (1965) RECOMMENDED READING Albert W. Alschuler, The Supreme Court and the Jury: Voir Dire, Peremptory Challenges, and the Review of Jury Verdicts, 56 University of Chicago Law Review 153, 196–198 (1989). Leonard Mandell, Extending Batson v. , 2 ABA Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases, 57, 57 (1993). 8 Case Title: Brown v. S. Ct. Ed. 873 (1954). S. Ct. Ed. S. Constitution? HISTORY OF THE CASE In the states where slavery was practiced prior to the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment outlawing slavery in 1865, a variety of laws had prohibited the education of slaves based on the theory that education might make them less tractable and encourage rebelliousness.

Or conspiracy in restraint of trade and commerce among the several States is illegal . . S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit found no Sherman Act violation. SUMMARY OF ARGUMENTS American Sugar argued that the refining of sugar was not part of interstate commerce and not subject to the Sherman Act. It also contended it had not engaged in any monopoly actions that would have constituted a restraint of trade. The government argued that sugar was a daily necessity in American life, that interstate commerce was indispensable to the nationwide consumption of sugar, and that Congress therefore had the power to eliminate the refining monopoly due to its effects on that commerce.

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