CUMULATIVE-EFFECTS DOCTRINE

CUMULATIVE-EFFECTS DOCTRINE

cumulative-effects doctrine. The rule that a transaction affecting interstate commerce in a trivial way may be taken together with other similar transactions to establish that the combined effect on interstate commerce is not trivial and can therefore be regulated under the Commerce Clause. [Cases: Commerce 7(2). C.J.S. Commerce ¡ì 6.]
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