South Carolina State Highway Department v. Barnwell Brothers, Inc.

PETITIONER: South Carolina State Highway Department
RESPONDENT: Barnwell Brothers, Inc.
LOCATION:

DOCKET NO.: 161
DECIDED BY: Hughes Court (1938)
LOWER COURT:

ARGUED: Jan 04, 1938
DECIDED: Feb 14, 1938

Facts of the case

A South Carolina law banned from its state highways trucks which were more than 90 inches wide and weighed over 20,000 pounds.

Question

Did the law impose an unconstitutional burden on interstate commerce?