Jonathan Oberman, a professor who trains public defenders at Cardozo Law School, also scoffs at Vance’s reasoning. “There are conflicting stories from a witness?” he says. “Okay — then just apply the same standard to poor and low-income people and let them derive the same benefit.”
March 6, 2018 - SCOTUSblog references Professor Edward Zelinsky's OUPblog post on South Dakota v. Wayfair, which is a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that challenges the existing law (Quill v. North Dakota) stating that States can only impose tax collection on sellers who are physically present in the taxing state. Professor Zelinsky, in his blog post, says that "the Supreme Court should overrule Quill in the Court's role as guardian of the states against federal commandeering.