Mugler v. Kansas

PETITIONER: Mugler
RESPONDENT: Kansas
LOCATION:

DOCKET NO.: None
DECIDED BY: Waite Court (1887-1888)
LOWER COURT:

ARGUED: Oct 11, 1887
DECIDED: Dec 05, 1887

Facts of the case

A Kansas law prohibited the manufacture or sale of intoxicating liquor. Mugler was arrested for making and selling beer. This case was decided together with Kansas v. Ziebold.

Question

Does the Kansas law violate the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment?