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UNITED STATES V. FERGER, 250 U. S. 199 (1919)

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United States v. Ferger, 250 U.S. 199 (1919)

United States v. Ferger

No. 76

Argued April 29, 1919

Decided June 2, 1919

250 U.S. 199


Under the commerce clause, Congress has power to deal with acts not in themselves interstate commerce, but which obstruct or otherwise injuriously affect it. P. 250 U. S. 202.

Bills of lading in interstate commerce are instrumentalities of that commerce, subject to the authority of Congress under the commerce clause. P. 250 U. S. 204.

Judicial notice will be taken of the importance of bills of lading in interstate commerce. Id.

Congress has power to prohibit and punish the forgery and utterance of bills of lading for fictitious shipments in interstate commerce as a means of protecting and sustaining that commerce. P. 250 U. S. 205.

256 F.3d 8 reversed.

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