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3.4: Business Regulation & Constitutional Rights

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  • What you’ll learn to do: compare governmental authority to regulate business with individual constitutional rights

    In this outcome, you will take a closer look at the commerce clause and how it has been interpreted and applied in specific court cases.


    The learning activities for this section include:

    • Reading: Basic Aspects of the Constitution
    • Reading: Dormant Commerce Clause
    • Reading: Preemption: The Supremacy Clause
    • Reading: Business and the Bill of Rights
    • Reading: Wickard v. Filburn
    • Reading: Hunt v. Washington Apple Advertising Commission

    Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.