High Court Rejects Dormant Commerce Clause Challenge To California Pork Law

Mealey's (May 11, 2023, 12:00 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court held May 11 in a 5-4 vote that the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals properly dismissed a lawsuit brought by pork industry associations challenging a California state law prohibiting sales of pork products produced from animals kept in “a cruel manner,” which is punishable under California’s unfair competition law (UCL), and rejected arguments that the law violates the dormant commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution....

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