Tyson & Brother v. Banton
"a Public Interest", A Round Of Dissents, Scalping
Tyson & Brother Co.
Joab H. Banton, Vincent B. Murphy
That a U.S. district court erred in upholding the constitutionality of New York's ticket resale law.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Chief Lawyers for Appellees
Felix Benvenga, Robert P. Beyer
Justices for the Court
Pierce Butler, James Clark McReynolds, Harlan Fiske Stone, George Sutherland (writing for the Court), William Howard Taft, Willis Van Devanter
Louis D. Brandeis, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Edward Terry Sanford
Date of Decision
28 February 1927
The district court opinion was reversed, thus invalidating the New York law.
The case was a significant battle in the evolving balance between the rights of private business and state regulation in the name of public welfare.
- Munn v. Illinois, 94 U.S. 113 (1876).
- Nebbia v. People of New York, 291 U.S. 502 (1934).
- Olsen v. State of Nebraska ex rel. Western Reference and Bond Association, 313 U.S. 236 (1941).
- New Jersey Association of Ticket Brokers v. Ticketron, 543 A.2d 997 (1998).
Sports Illustrated, 7 April 1997 Vol. 86, no. 14, p. 102.
The Economist, 25 May 1991, Vol. 319, no. 7708, p. 21.
- "Agencies Keep Ticket Price Level." New York Times, 1 March 1927, p. 12.
- "Anti-Gouging Law On Theatre Tickets Declared Invalid." New York Times, 1 March 1927, pp. 1, 12.
- Hall, Kermit. L., ed. The Oxford Companion To The Supreme Court Of The United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
- "Ticket Scalpers Win." New York Times, 2 March 1927, p. 24.
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