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NATAL V. LOUISIANA, 139 U. S. 621 (1891)

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Natal v. Louisiana, 139 U.S. 621 (1891)

Natal v. Louisiana

No. 271

Argued and submitted March 30, 1891

Decided April 13, 1891

139 U.S. 621




An ordinance passed by the City of New Orleans, under authority conferred by the Legislature of Louisiana, prohibiting the keeping of any private market within six squares of any public market of the city, under penalty of being sentenced, upon conviction before a magistrate, to pay a fine of twenty-five dollars and to be imprisoned for not more than thirty days if the fine is not paid, does not violate the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 139 U. S. 622

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