Landmark Decisions in Supreme Court

By: Corey O'Keefe

Gibbons v. Ogden

Reason behind the decision

when state and federal laws conflict, the federal laws are given the supreme authority. Federal laws take precedence over state laws.

Florida v. HHS

The decision- Florida v. HHS

The final outcome was that the Affordable Care Act was upheld in the Supreme Court with a 5-4 decision. The reason to uphold this was because the Affordable Care Act supported the history and text of the constitution with its "minimum coverage provision".
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NLRB v. Jones and Laughlin

The Decision- NLRB v. Jones and Laughlin

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the National Labor Relation Board. The Supreme Court said Congress has the power to regulate interstate activity even if it will affect interstate commerce. The firing of employees would affect interstate commerce.
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