Sutton v. New Jersey
244 U.S. 258 (1917)

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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

Syllabus

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.

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