Adams v. Tanner

Adams v. Tanner by James Clark McReynolds

Adams v. Tanner, 244 U.S. 590 (1917), is a U.S. Supreme Court case, which held that a Washington state law that prohibited employment agencies was unconstitutional.

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United States Supreme Court

244 U.S. 590

Adams  v.  Tanner

No. 273.  Argued: May 7, 1917. --- Decided: June 11, 1917.

Messrs. Dallas V. Halverstadt, George Ferris, Edward J. Cannon, and Samuel H. Piles for appellants.

Mr. L. L. Thompson and Mr. W. V. Tanner, Attorney General of Washington, for appellees.

Mr. Justice McReynolds delivered the opinion of the court:


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).