McGoldrick v. Berwind-White Coal Mining Co.

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McGoldrick v. Berwind-White Coal Mining Co.
Argued January 2, 1940
Decided January 29, 1940
Full case nameMcGoldrick v. Berwind-White Coal Mining Company
Citations309 U.S. 33 (more)
60 S. Ct. 388; 84 L. Ed. 565
Court membership
Chief Justice
Charles E. Hughes
Associate Justices
James C. McReynolds · Harlan F. Stone
Owen Roberts · Hugo Black
Stanley F. Reed · Felix Frankfurter
William O. Douglas · Frank Murphy
Case opinions
MajorityStone, joined by Black, Reed, Frankfurter, Douglas, Murphy
DissentHughes, joined by McReynolds, Roberts

McGoldrick v. Berwind-White Coal Mining Co., 309 U.S. 33 (1940), is United States Supreme Court case upholding the legality under the Constitution's Commerce Clause of a tax by the City of New York upon the purchase of coal by public utility and steamship companies based in New York from Berwind-White Coal Mining Company, a Pennsylvania coal company through its New York office.[1]

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  1. ^ McGoldrick v. Berwind-White Coal Mining Co., 309 U.S. 33 (1940).

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