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Wickard v Filburn: The Commerce Power Unmoored

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How did a 1942 US Supreme Court decision about wheat farming come to control almost the entirety of federal law making? And how did it's reasoning result in Congressional assertions of authority unmoored from the express limitations present in the US Consitution?

How? Welcome to the first (?) entry in our "Terrible Supreme Court Decisions" series:

Wickard v Filburn

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#Wickard #Filburn #SCOTUS


Discussed in this episode:

Wickard v. Filburn
317 U.S. 111 (1942)
https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/317/111/

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"United States v. Wrightwood Dairy Co."
315 U.S. 110 (1942)
https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/315/110/

US Constitution, Article 1, Section 8
https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/articlei


"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

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