Board of Trade of City of Chicago v. Olsen

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Board of Trade of City of Chicago v. Olsen
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Argued February 26, 1923
Decided April 16, 1923
Full case name Board of Trade of City of Chicago, et al. v. Olsen, U.S. Atty., et al.
Citations 262 U.S. 1 (more)
Prior history Bill in equity dismissed, N.D. Ill.
The Grain Futures Act did not exceed the powers of Congress under the Commerce Clause.
Court membership
Chief Justice
William H. Taft
Associate Justices
Joseph McKenna · Oliver W. Holmes, Jr.
Willis Van Devanter · James C. McReynolds
Louis Brandeis · George Sutherland
Pierce Butler
Case opinions
Majority Taft
Dissent McReynolds, Sutherland
Laws applied
U.S. Const. art. I, sec. 8, cl. 3; 42 Stat. 998, c. 369 (Grain Futures Act)

Board of Trade of City of Chicago v. Olsen, 262 U.S. 1 (1923), is a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, in which it upheld the Grain Futures Act as constitutional under the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution.[1]

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  1. ^ Board of Trade v. Olsen, 262 U.S. 1, 31-33 (1923).

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