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11th Circuit Strikes Down “Formula Retail” Prohibition as a Violation of the Dormant Commerce Clause

The 11th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals struck down a Islamorada, Florida – a village of six islands in the Florida Keys – local ordinance that essentially prohibited national chain retail stores as a violation of the Dormant Commerce Clause with no legitimate local purpose.

Keep reading for GZB’s summary of Island Silver & Spice, Inc. v. Islamorada, U.S. District Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, Case No. 07-11418, decided on September 8, 2008.

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