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Paul v. Virginia

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Paul v. Virginia — an 1869 U.S. Supreme Court decision holding that insurance is not commerce and is therefore not subject to regulation by the federal government. The ruling was overturned in 1944 by another Supreme Court decision, United States v. South-Eastern Underwriters Ass'n, 322 U.S. 533, 64 S. Ct. 1162, 88 L. Ed. 1440 (1944). [75 U.S. 168, 19 L. Ed. 357, 8 Wall. 168 (1869)]

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