Edwards v. California

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Edwards v. California by James F. Byrnes

Edwards v. People of State of California, 314 U.S. 160 (1941) was a United States Supreme Court case where a California law prohibiting the bringing of a non-resident "indigent person" into the state was struck down as unconstitutional. Excerpted from Edwards v. California on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Court Documents

United States Supreme Court

314 U.S. 160

Edwards  v.  California

 Argued: Oct. 21, 1941. --- Decided: Nov 24, 1941

Mr. Samuel Slaff, of New York City, for appellant.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 161-163 intentionally omitted]

Mr. John H. Tolan, of Oakland, Cal., for the Select Committee of the House of Representatives of the United States, appointed pursuant to House Resolution No. 63, April 22, 1940, to investigate Interstate Migration of Destitute Citizens, as amicus curiae by special leave of Court.

[Amicus Curiae Information from Pages 164-168 intentionally omitted]

Mr. W. T. Sweigert, of San Francisco, Cal., for appellee.

[Argument of Counsel from Page 169 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Justice BYRNES delivered the opinion of the Court.


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