Sutton v. New JerseyAnnotate this Case
244 U.S. 258 (1917)
U.S. Supreme Court
Sutton v. New Jersey, 244 U.S. 258 (1917)
Sutton v. New Jersey
Nos. 189, 190
Argued April 20, 1917
Decided May 21, 1917
244 U.S. 258
A state law requiring a streetcar company to carry city detectives free when in the discharge of duty held not an arbitrary or unreasonable exercise of police power.
A state law requiring a streetcar company to carry city detectives free while in the discharge of duty is a valid exercise of a reserved power to amend the company's charter.
87 N.J.L.192; id., 332, affirmed.
The case is stated in the opinion.