Question: in chapter 4 of the textbook we discuss the powers...
In Chapter 4 of the textbook, we discuss the powers of the federal government. One power of the federal government is to regulate commerce. In Chapter 5, there is a discussion on how the federal government can regulate business in order “to advance the nation’s economic needs” (Twomey & Jennings, 2017). Link to the video: https://youtu.be/LsKYlDdVVQc
There was a lawsuit against Apple relating to possible illegal antitrust activities. The lawsuit is discussed in a video posted in the Learning Unit for this week of class.
- What type of violation was noted in the news story? What law would make the alleged actions by Apple illegal?
- What provision of the Constitution provides the power to the federal government to regulate this behavior by a business (the US Constitution is in the Appendix of the textbook)?
- Who are the various stakeholders impacted by the federal government suit?