Hawke v. Smith
253 U.S. 231 (1920)

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Hawke v. Smith , 253 U.S. 231 (1920)

Hawke v. Smith (No. 2)

No. 601

Argued April 23, 1920

Decided June 1, 1920

253 U.S. 231

Syllabus

The ratification of the proposed Nineteenth Amendment by the Legislature of Ohio cannot be referred to the electors of the state; the Ohio Constitution, in requiring such a referendum, is inconsistent with the Constitution of the United States. Hawke v. Smith, No. 1, ante,253 U. S. 221. 100 Ohio St. 540 reversed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 253 U. S. 232

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