Buck v. Gallagher

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Buck v. Gallagher
Argued January 10, 1939
Decided April 17, 1939
Full case nameBuck v. Gallagher
Citations307 U.S. 95 (more)
59 S. Ct. 740; 83 L. Ed. 1128
Holding
1) ASCAP members have a common and undivided interest in the right to license in association through the Society free of the state statute. 2) The lower court should have allowed ASCAP members the opportunity to price the cost of complying with the statute and the value of the copyrights affected by it.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Charles E. Hughes
Associate Justices
James C. McReynolds · Pierce Butler
Harlan F. Stone · Owen Roberts
Hugo Black · Stanley F. Reed
Felix Frankfurter · William O. Douglas
Case opinions
MajorityReed
DissentBlack

Buck v. Gallagher, 307 U.S. 95 (1939), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court had two main holdings. First, ASCAP members have a common and undivided interest in the right to license in association through the Society free of the state statute. Second, the lower court should have allowed ASCAP members the opportunity to price the cost of complying with the statute and the value of the copyrights affected by it.[1]

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  1. ^ Buck v. Gallagher, 307 U.S. 95 (1939)

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