California Supreme Court Agrees to Here Turf Case, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-16


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California Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Turf Case LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15 UP. — The California Supreme Court agreed today to review a District Court decision that held part of the states horse racing act unconstitutional. Acting on a request of the state attorney generals office, the high court, now sitting in San Francisco, will hear arguments on the question during its June 14-16 session here. Its decision to enter the controversial case was announced here. The district Court of Appeal about two months ago held invalid a section of the racing law empowering the California Horse Racing Board to pass on applications for new race tracks. Since the decision, the California legislature safeguarded racing in the state by reinstating an earlier racing act in case the present one is ruled unconstitutional.

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