This day in legal history: Gibbons v. Ogden

On this day (2 March) in 1824, the Supreme Court of the United States announced its landmark decision in Gibbons v. Ogden (see also here), which forbade States from enacting protectionist legislation, i.e. local laws that interfere with the power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce.

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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