American Lithographic Co. v. Werkmeister

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American Lithographic Co. v. Werkmeister
Argued April 10, 1911
Decided May 29, 1911
Full case nameAmerican Lithographic Co. v. Werkmeister
Citations221 U.S. 603 (more)
31 S. Ct. 676; 55 L. Ed. 873
Holding
A corporation defendant in a suit to enforce copyright infringement penalties is not entitled to a Fourth or Fifth Amendment objection to the admission of its bookkeeping entries into evidence when they are produced under a subpoena.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Edward D. White
Associate Justices
John M. Harlan · Joseph McKenna
Oliver W. Holmes Jr. · William R. Day
Horace H. Lurton · Charles E. Hughes
Willis Van Devanter · Joseph R. Lamar

American Lithographic Co. v. Werkmeister, 221 U.S. 603 (1911), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held a corporation defendant in a suit to enforce copyright infringement penalties is not entitled to a Fourth or Fifth Amendment objection to the admission of its bookkeeping entries into evidence when they are produced under a subpoena duces tecum.[1]

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  1. ^ American Lithographic Co. v. Werkmeister, 221 U.S. 603 (1911)

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