Day-Brite Lighting, Inc. v. Missouri
342 U.S. 421 (1952)

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Day-Brite Lighting, Inc. v. Missouri, 342 U.S. 421 (1952)

Day-Brite Lighting, Inc. v. Missouri

No. 317

Argued January 10, 1952

Decided March 3, 1952

342 U.S. 421

Syllabus

Missouri Rev.Stat., 1949, § 129.060, which provides that any employee entitled to vote may absent himself from his employment for four hours between the opening and closing of the polls on election days and that any employer who deducts wages for that absence is guilty of a misdemeanor, does not violate the Due Process or Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment or the Contract Clause of Art. I, § 10, of the Federal Constitution. Pp. 342 U. S. 421-425.

362 Mo. 299, 240 S.W.2d 886, affirmed.

Appellant was convicted in a Missouri state court of a violation of Mo.Rev.Stat., 1949, § 129.060. The Supreme Court of Missouri affirmed. 362 Mo. 299, 240 S.W.2d 886. On appeal to this Court, affirmed, p. 342 U. S. 425.

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