When state and local officials incorporate voluntary codes and standards, they still need to watch out for federal preemption.
Scholar argues that legal barriers should not prevent cities from using congestion pricing to curb traffic.
The increasing popularity of municipal regulation over food production in Maine may attract federal preemption challenges.
Pressure mounts for Congress to come to bipartisan agreement on privacy.
In Merck v. Albrecht, the issue of federal preemption has crossed over the typical conservative and liberal divide.
A three-way split in Virginia Uranium v. Warren presents conflicting views of preemption.
State and local governments must consider the potential legal risks of their climate change policies.