Black v. Magnolia Liquor Co., Inc.,
355 U.S. 24 (1957)

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Black v. Magnolia Liquor Co., Inc., 355 U.S. 24 (1957)

Black v. Magnolia Liquor Co., Inc.

No. 14

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.

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