Newark v. New Jersey,
262 U.S. 192 (1923)

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Newark v. New Jersey, 262 U.S. 192 (1923)

Newark v. New Jersey

No. 469

Argued March 2, 1923

Decided May 7, 1923

262 U.S. 192


1. The Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment cannot be invoked by a city against its state. P. 262 U. S. 196. Trenton v. New Jersey, ante, 262 U. S. 182.

2. So held where it was claimed that the method adopted in c. 252, Laws of New Jersey, 1907, for fixing maximum amounts of water divertible without payment of license fees to the state, worked

Page 262 U. S. 193

arbitrary discriminations prejudicial to the City of Newark. P. 262 U. S. 195.

Writ of error to review 117 A. 158 dismissed.

Error to a judgment of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, affirmed by the Court of Errors and Appeals, in favor of the state in its action to recover license fees from the City of Newark for water diverted from the Pequannock River.

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