Aspiring legal marijuana producers and vendors in Colorado and Washington state have a lot riding on a closed-door meeting today held by an obscure Treasury Department group, which faces some interesting constitutional issues about a “growing” industry.
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The price you pay for items bought on the Internet could be heading up, after the U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday to stay out of a fight over adding Internet sales taxes to consumer purchases.
Oona A. Hathaway from Yale Law filed a brief in the Bond v. United States case, and she shares with us how the Framers viewed treaty powers – a central issue now in front of the Supreme Court.
Michael D. Ramsey from the University of San Diego Law School says the case of Bond v. United States will present the Supreme Court with the task of accommodating federalism without undermining national foreign policy.
Nick Dranias from the Goldwater Institute looks at broader implications of the Bond v. the United States case, and if a possible Supreme Court decision could very well prove to be the “break-out” moment for unlimited federal power.