JUDICIARY: Scalping Is Legal

To what extent may states regulate business ? Last week, the U. S. Supreme Court, in a five to four decision, ruled that states can regulate only businesses involving public utilities or morals, that theatre ticket scalping* does not come under either of these classifications, that the New York law limiting scalpers' charges to 50c in advance of the rate printed on the face of the ticket is unconstitutional. This decision reversed a lower court opinion and ended the case of Tyson & Brother, United Theatre Ticket Offices, Inc. v. New York...

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