Collins v. Yosemite Park & Curry Co.

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Collins v. Yosemite Park & Curry Co.
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Argued April 27–28, 1938
Decided May 31, 1938
Full case name Collins v. Yosemite Park & Curry Co.
Citations 304 U.S. 518 (more)
Court membership
Case opinions
Majority Reed
Cardozo took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.

Collins v. Yosemite Park & Curry Co., 304 U.S. 518 (1938), is a court case in which the appellee, the Yosemite Park and Curry Co., brought this suit to enjoin the California State Board of Equalization and the State Attorney General from enforcing the 'Alcoholic Beverage Control Act' of the State of California, within the limits of Yosemite National Park.

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The court distinguished between the State's power under the Twenty-first Amendment to regulate the importation of liquor to the state, and its "territorial jurisdiction" over a federal enclave like the park.

The court held that the sections of a California statute which levied excises on sales of liquor in Yosemite National Park were enforceable in the Park, while sections of the same statute providing regulation of the Park liquor traffic through licenses were unenforceable.

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