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June 23, 2015

SCOTUS Strikes Down Raisin Marketing Order

In an 8-1 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday “struck down a raisin price-support program that dates back to the New Deal, ruling it unconstitutionally requires growers to surrender their crop to the government for future sale,” reports the Wall Street Journal.

This case was the topic of a recent Faces of Lawsuit Abuse video.

In his opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that the federal program violates the Fifth Amendment prohibition of taking private property “for public use without just compensation.”

Read the full story here.

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