1) Beets R Us, LLC is a medium-sized farm in Iowa that grows beets that are only sold in Iowa. It does not export its beets outside of Iowa, though sometimes customers from out of state buy its beets while visiting Iowa. Is Beets R Us, LLC’s business practices subject to federal jurisdiction under Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution? Why or why not?
2) Peter Plaintiff’s son is killed while working overseas for a United States corporation that deals in proprietary petroleum extraction and production. Peter Plaintiff brings a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of his son’s estate against this corporation and requests a wide scope of business documents related to the corporation and its overseas operations under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). What defenses, if any, does the corporation have against revealing the requested information under the FOIA?
3) Define expropriation, explain how it affects a county’s investments in foreign counties,and how counties respond to it.