Constitutional Law Keyed to Brest
Groves v. Slaughter
A provision of the Mississippi constitution disallowed bringing slaves into the state for sale. This prohibition was challenged as being an unlawful restriction of interstate commerce in violation of the Commerce Clause. (The remainder of the factual background and procedural posture is omitted from the casebook.)
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