United States v. Brims,
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272 U.S. 549 (1926)
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United States v. Brims, 272 U.S. 549 (1926)
United States v. Brims
Argued October 8,1926
Decided November 23, 1926
272 U.S. 549
CERTIORARI TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
1. A conspiracy of manufacturers of millwork, building contractors, and union carpenters, to check competition from non-union-made
millwork coming from other states, to accomplish which the manufacturers and contractors were to employ only union carpenters, who would refuse to install the non-union millwork, is a violation of the Anti-Trust Act. P. 272 U. S. 551.
2. It is a matter of no consequence that the purpose was to shut out non-union millwork made within the state as well as that made without. P. 272 U. S. 552.
3. The crime of restraining interstate commerce through combination is not condoned by inclusion of intrastate commerce as well. P. 272 U. S. 553.