What happened in Swift & Co. v. U.S.?
(Case that developed chain-of-commerce argument)(Court upheld injunction against price-fixing by meat-packers)
i. Activity can be regulated under commerce power not because it had an effect on commercie – but rather – because the activity itself could be viewed as being part of a “current” of commerce.
ii. Holmes-When cattle are sent for sale from a place in one State w/ expectation that they will end up in another and when this is a continuing business – this is part of commerce.
iii. In Stafford (1908), Court says that the Court should defer to Congress as to connection between local acts and interstate commerce.
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