Yeiser v. Dysart
267 U.S. 540 (1925)

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Yeiser v. Dysart, 267 U.S. 540 (1925)

Yeiser v. Dysart

No. 130

Submitted October 24, 1924

Decided April 13, 1925

267 U.S. 540

Syllabus

A state may restrict the fee chargeable by attorneys at law in case arising under the state workmen's compensation act without depriving them of property or liberty of contract in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. P. 267 U. S. 541.

192 N.W. 953 affirmed.

Error to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Nebraska ordering that the right of the plaintiff in error to practice as attorney at law be suspended unless he refund to a client a fee received and paid in violation of a provision of the state workmen's compensation law providing that, in cases thereunder, the pay of the attorney should be fixed by the court, and invalidating any contract for other and further pay.

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