Teamsters Union v. Hanke
339 U.S. 470 (1950)

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Teamsters Union v. Hanke, 339 U.S. 470 (1950)

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union, Local 309 v. Hanke

No. 309

Argued February 9, 1950

Decided May 8, 1950*

339 U.S. 470

Syllabus

A business conducted by the owner himself without employees was peacefully picketed by a labor union to compel compliance with a demand for a union shop.

Held: a state court injunction against the picketing, challenged as infringing the right of freedom of speech as guaranteed by the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, is affirmed. Pp. 339 U. S. 471-474, 339 U. S. 481.

33 Wash.2d 646, 666, 207 P.2d 206, 216, affirmed.

The State Supreme Court in these two cases sustained permanent injunctions against picketing of places of business. 33 Wash.2d 646, 666, 207 P.2d 206, 216. This Court granted certiorari. 338 U.S. 903. Affirmed, p. 339 U. S. 481.

Page 339 U. S. 471

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