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Lambert v. Yellowley

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United States Supreme Court

272 U.S. 581

Lambert  v.  Yellowley

 Argued: April 30, 1926. --- Decided: Nov 29, 1926

National Prohibition Act, tit. 2, § 7 (Comp. St. § 10138 1/2 cc) limiting amount of spirituous liquor which may be prescribed by physician for internal use, as supplement by Act Nov. 23, 1921, § 2 (Comp. St. § 10138 1/2 aaa), held clearly adapted to promote purpose of Eighteenth Amendment and appropriate enforcement thereof.

Messrs. Joseph S. Auerbach, M. A. Schenck, and Charles H. Tuttle, all of New York City, for appellant.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 582-585 intentionally omitted]

The Attorney General and Mrs. Mabel Walker Willebrandt, Asst. Atty. Gen., for appellees.

[Argument of Counsel from page 586 intentionally omitted]

Mr. Justice BRANDEIS delivered the opinion of the Court.


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