Courts Spurn State Laws On Caskets, Wine

from the break-down-those-barriers dept

Declan McCullough is reporting on two recent legal cases that could breakdown some of the legal barriers that have prevented certain goods from being shipped over state lines. This has been a debate we’ve discussed before, where certain states have various restrictions that prevent products from being shipped into the state, putting a damper on e-commerce. However, it seems that judges are realizing that these laws serve no useful purpose other than to protect an in-state cartel.

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