Baylen Linnekin on Farm Regulations, Government Theft, and the Supreme Court

Credit: Library of CongressCredit: Library of CongressEarlier this week the U.S. Supreme Court heard
oral arguments in the case of Horne v. USDA. At issue is a
New Deal-era regulatory scheme that allows the USDA to require
raisin handlers to give a portion of their crop to the
government–often without compensation. After attending the oral
arguments, Baylen Linnekin weighs in on the likely future of this
act of government theft.