New Negro Alliance v. Sanitary Grocery Co.

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New Negro Alliance et al. v. Sanitary Grocery Co.
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Argued March 2–3, 1938
Decided March 28, 1938
Full case name New Negro Alliance et al. v Sanitary Grocery Co., Inc.
Citations 303 U.S. 552 (more)
58 S. Ct. 703; 82 L. Ed. 1012; 1938 U.S. LEXIS 367; 9 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 464; 1 Lab. Cas. (CCH) P17,030;2 L.R.R.M. 592
Prior history Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
Subsequent history As amended by order of April 25, 1938, see 304 U.S.
Holding
It was intended by the Congress that peaceful and orderly dissemination of information by those defined as persons interested in a labor dispute concerning 'terms and conditions of employment' in an industry or a plant or a place of business should be lawful.
Court membership
Case opinions
Majority Roberts, joined by Hughes, Brandeis, Stone, Black, Reed
Dissent McReynolds, joined by Butler
Cardozo took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.
Laws applied
Norris-LaGuardia Act sect. 13a

New Negro Alliance v. Sanitary Grocery Co., 303 U.S. 552 (1938) [1], was a landmark United States Supreme Court decision in the jurisprudence of the United States, safeguarding a right to boycott and in the struggle by African Americans against discriminatory hiring practices.

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