Nebbia v. New York

PETITIONER: Nebbia
RESPONDENT: New York
LOCATION:

DOCKET NO.: 531
DECIDED BY: Hughes Court (1932-1937)
LOWER COURT:

ARGUED: Dec 04, 1933 / Dec 05, 1933
DECIDED: Mar 05, 1934

Facts of the case

To combat the effects of the Great Depression, New York adopted a Milk Control Law in 1933 which established a board empowered to set a minimum retail price for milk. Nebbia was a store owner who violated the law.

Question

Did the regulation violate the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment?