Black v. Magnolia Liquor Co., Inc. - 355 U.S. 24 (1957)
U.S. Supreme Court
Black v. Magnolia Liquor Co., Inc., 355 U.S. 24 (1957)
Black v. Magnolia Liquor Co., Inc.
Argued October 17, 1957
Decided November 12, 1957
355 U.S. 24
A wholesale liquor dealer compelled retailers to buy certain brands of alcoholic beverage which they did not desire in order to obtain other brands which they did desire.
Held: This exacted a "quota" from the retailers and, to that extent, excluded sales by competing wholesalers in violation of § 5 of the Federal Alcohol Administration Act, and it subjected the offending wholesaler to a suspension of its wholesale liquor permit issued under the Act. Pp. 355 U. S. 24-27.. Pp. 227.
231 F.2d 941 revered and remanded.