LOCATION: Grand Laundry
DOCKET NO.: 107
DECIDED BY: Fuller Court (1906-1909)
LOWER COURT: Oregon Supreme Court
ARGUED: Jan 15, 1908
DECIDED: Feb 24, 1908
Louis D. Brandeis – for the defendant in error
H. B. Adams – for the defendant in error
William D. Fenton – for the plaintiff in error
Facts of the case
Oregon enacted a law that limited women to ten hours of work in factories and laundries.
Does the Oregon law violate a woman’s freedom of contract implicit in the liberty protected by due process of the Fourteenth Amendment?