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Federal Trade Commission v. Algoma Lumber Co.
United States Supreme Court
291 U.S. 67 (1934)
There were two types of pine trees: white pines and yellow pines. White pines were of higher quality and more expensive than yellow pines. Algoma Lumber Co. (Algoma) (defendant) sold lumber, including products containing pinus ponderosa. Although pinus ponderosa was technically a yellow pine, pinus ponderosa was traditionally known by the name “California white pine.”
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Cardozo, J.)
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