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New Orleans v. Dukes

United States Supreme Court
427 U.S. 297 (1976)


Facts

New Orleans (defendant) enacted an ordinance prohibiting all pushcart food vendors from operating within the French Quarter, but provided an exception for vendors who had been operating in the French Quarter for at least eight years. Dukes (plaintiff) did not qualify under the exception, and challenged the ordinance.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Per Curiam)

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