La Tourette v. McMaster, 248 U.S. 465 (1919)

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La Tourette v. McMaster, 248 U.S. 465 (1919)

La Tourette v. McMaster


No. 114


Submitted December 19, 1918
Decided January 20, 1919
248 U.S. 465

ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT
OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Syllabus

The power of a state over the subject of insurance extends to the regulation of those who may carry on the business as brokers representing both insurer and insured. P. 467.

A law of South Carolina provides that only such persons shall be licensed to act as brokers to represent citizens for the placing of insurance with insurers in that state or elsewhere as are residents of the state and have been licensed insurance agents of the state for at least two years. Construed as requiring local residence, as distinguished from citizenship, held within the police power, and that it does not deprive a citizen and resident of another state, desiring to act as such broker in South Carolina, of liberty or property in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment, or discriminate against him in violation of § 2 of Article IV of the Constitution. Pp. 467.

104 S.C. 501 affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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Chicago: U.S. Supreme Court, "Syllabus," La Tourette v. McMaster, 248 U.S. 465 (1919) in 248 U.S. 465 248 U.S. 466. Original Sources, accessed August 7, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4VZUKDUKE491JVW.

MLA: U.S. Supreme Court. "Syllabus." La Tourette v. McMaster, 248 U.S. 465 (1919), in 248 U.S. 465, page 248 U.S. 466. Original Sources. 7 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4VZUKDUKE491JVW.

Harvard: U.S. Supreme Court, 'Syllabus' in La Tourette v. McMaster, 248 U.S. 465 (1919). cited in 1919, 248 U.S. 465, pp.248 U.S. 466. Original Sources, retrieved 7 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4VZUKDUKE491JVW.