Today in 1824: Gibbons v. Ogden, the first Commerce Clause case, is decided

Mar 2, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On March 2, 1824, the Supreme Court decided Gibbons v. Ogden, marking the start of a turbulent history in Commerce Clause jurisprudence that continues today.

Today in 1935: Schechter v. U.S. rules another New Deal law unconstitutional

May 27, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

On May 27, 1935, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Schechter v. U.S., holding that Congress has very limited authority under the Commerce Clause.