The Fourth Circuit’s opinion in Virginia v. Sebelius describes a cited authority as about the “federalism interest” in “avoidance of state inference with the exercise of federal powers.” With respect, the greater federalism interest would seem to be in avoiding excessive federal inference in exercising federal power (though such inference has been allowed in some doses since at least McCulloch v. Maryland).
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Law geek humor (i.e. obscure and not that funny) re: typo in Virginia v. Sebelius
September 8, 2011 by Kevin C. Walsh