United States v. Simpson
252 U.S. 465 (1920)

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United States v. Simpson, 252 U.S. 465 (1920)

United States v. Simpson

No. 494

Submitted March 5, 1920

Decided April 19, 1920

252 U.S. 465

Syllabus

The transportation by their owner of five quarts of whiskey for his personal use, in his own automobile, into a state whose laws prohibit the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes is transportation in interstate commerce, and violates the Reed Amendment if the liquor is not intended for any of the purpose therein excepted . P. 252 U. S. 467.

257 F. 860 reversed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 252 U. S. 467

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