U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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Ninth Circuit rejects dormant Commerce Clause challenge to California’s Proposition 12, which regulates out-of-state meat production

July 28, 2021

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Ninth Circuit to hold that California’s Proposition 12 constitutes extraterritorial regulation of out-of-state meat production and violates the Commerce Clause

September 30, 2020

Click here to view the brief filed jointly by the U.S. Chamber, National Association of Manufacturers, FMI - The Food Industry Association, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, and National Mining Association. Catherine E. Stetson and Danielle Desaulniers Stempel of Hogan Lovells US LLP served as co-counsel for the coalition.

The Chamber previously filed an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California supporting a preliminary injunction against the law.

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