This decision represents the broadest interpretation of the commerce clause ever issued by the Supreme Court.
Early in U.S. history, the Supreme Court made a distinction between interstate commerce, which was regulated by the federal government, and intrastate commerce, which was the province of the states. Starting with National Labor Relations Board v. Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp.
Buchanan v. Warley
Commerce, regulation of
Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States
National Labor Relations Board v. Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp.
Race and discrimination