The Supreme Court, in these railroad cases, strengthened the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) during the early twentieth century.
Two cases, Houston, East, and West Texas Railway Co. v. United States and Texas and Pacific Railway Co. v. United States, were decided together and are known as the Shreveport Rate Cases. A state railroad commission had authorized Texas railroads to charge significantly lower rates for intrastate versus interstate rail shipments. The Interstate Commerce Commission
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National Labor Relations Board v. Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp.