More on Raisin Freedom

Basing their decision on the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment, the Supreme Court said the USDA raisin reserve could not longer seize farmers’ raisins.

Is the Raisin Reserve “Unraisonable”?

The Supreme Court is deciding if the USDA can affect raisin grower property rights though a raisin reserve that mandates crop surrender to prop up price.

Mixed Economy: The Raisin Reserve

Because the USDA enforces a raisin reserve mandate by decreasing supply to maintain price, it is an example of a mixed economy of government and a market.