Kidd v. Pearson

PETITIONER: Kidd
RESPONDENT: Pearson
LOCATION:

DOCKET NO.: 779
DECIDED BY: Fuller Court (1888-1889)
LOWER COURT:

ARGUED: Apr 04, 1888
DECIDED: Oct 22, 1888

Facts of the case

A state law made the manufacture of liquor in the state illegal, even when the liquor was for sale and consumption out-of-state.

Question

Was the state law in conflict with the power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce?