PETITIONER: South Carolina State Highway Department
Barnwell Brothers, Inc.
DOCKET NO.: 161
DECIDED BY: Hughes Court (1938)
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.
Did the law impose an unconstitutional burden on interstate commerce?