4/20, the Commerce Clause and Gonzales v. Raich

April 20th, 2010

I have never touched pot. But I still vociferously disagree with Gonzales v. Raich, and what it did to the doctrine of enumerated powers.

Though, thanks to opinions like Raich, we have “holidays” like 4/20. Would it still be called a counter-culture if it was legalized? Oh well.

And it is also worth noting that Justice Stevens’s birthday is 4/20!

Happy 4/20 everyone.

And for my thoughts on people who smoke pot, see: