Hawke v. Smith, 253 U.S. 231 (1920)
U.S. Supreme CourtHawke v. Smith , 253 U.S. 231 (1920)
Hawke v. Smith (No. 2)
Argued April 23, 1920
Decided June 1, 1920
253 U.S. 231
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.