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Wickard v. Filburn: The Aggregation Principle & Congressional Power

Where does Congress get the power to regulate activities like a farmer's wheat yield? While the United States Constitution delegates to Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce, the application of the Commerce Clause has become increasingly broad. Professor Randy Barnett of Georgetown Law explains the Supreme Court’s reasoning in Wickard v. Filburn, which established what is known as the aggregation principle. https://youtube.com/watch?v=rS4NRHU23cE

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