January 11, 2016

Debates over occupational licensing must remember the Constitution

By Caleb R. Trotter Attorney

A debate recently appeared in the editorial pages of the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota. Articles were written in favor of and opposed to occupational licensing in the state. Because neither piece discussed the constitutional ramifications of occupational licensing, or the restrictions on economic liberty inherent with licensing, I authored this piece to explain them.

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