Earlier 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.
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