Constitutional Law Keyed to Cohen
Nebbia v. New York
A New York statute provided for the fixing of maximum and minimum prices for the sale of milk. The legislature, after extensive hearings had determined that economic conditions and destructive trade practices jeopardized an adequate milk supply at reasonable prices to consumers and producers and that price controls would help. Nebbia sold milk at his store below the minimum price fixed. He contended that the statute deprived him of due process of law.
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