Interstate Disputes

Author: Joseph F. Zimmerman
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791481417
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Examines the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in settling disputes between states.

Silence Of Congress The

Author: Joseph F. Zimmerman
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791479668
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Argues for greater congressional oversight of state taxation of interstate commerce.

United States Supreme Court

Author: Gordon L. Weil
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442272775
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These three volumes contain the only collection of all substantive decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court under its original jurisdiction. This is a unique publication. Under the U.S. Constitution, the Supreme Court considers certain cases directly without taking them as an appeal from lower courts. These cases involve the United States and individual states and state against state. Cases between states may not be considered in any other court; the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction is exclusive.

Courts In Federal Countries

Author: Nicholas Aroney
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1487500629
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Courts in Federal Countries examines the role high courts play in thirteen countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Nigeria, Spain, and the United States.

The Evolving Use And The Changing Role Of Interstate Compacts

Author: Caroline N. Broun
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590316436
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The Evolving Use and the Changing Role of Interstate Compacts is a long-needed guide to the law and use of interstate compacts. This book explains the historical basis of compacts and the legal underpinnings of compacts. It covers such diverse topics as federal and state court jurisdiction, compact-created administrative agencies, Eleventh Amendment immunity, drafting considerations, and the use of compacts in specific areas such as crime control, child welfare, environmental regulation and economic development. The book also examines why interstate compacts are providing to be the vehicle of choice for cooperation between states and provides practitioners with the tools they need to understand create and make the best use of such agreements.

Interstate Relations

Author: Joseph Francis Zimmerman
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275956141
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This groundbreaking book examines in detail relations between the states and the roles of United States Congress and Supreme Court in determining the nature of such relations--a distinguishing characteristic of a federal system. The neglect of interstate relations by scholars is surprising in view of the long and ongoing struggle between state power and federal power in the U.S. This new text provides a comprehensive examination of interstate relations, with up-to-date information and analysis relative to interstate suits, full faith and credit, privileges and immunities, tax exportation by states, interstate business competition, and interstate trade barriers. In addition, the work proposes a new model for improving interstate relations in the U.S. This important text will be of interest to scholars and students in American government and politics, state government and politics, and intergovernmental relations.

Yale Law Journal Volume 125 Number 7 May 2016

Author: Yale Law Journal
Publisher: Quid Pro Books
ISBN: 1610277937
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This issue of the Yale Law Journal include these contents: • Essay, "Fiduciary Political Theory: A Critique," by Ethan J. Leib and Stephen R. Galoob • Note, "The Modification of Decrees in the Original Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court," by James G. Mandilk In addition, the issue includes an extensive collection of Features by leading scholars, entitled "A Conversation on Title IX," growing out of an event sponsored by the Journal. Contributors include Michelle J. Anderson, Adele P. Kimmel, Catharine A. MacKinnon, Dana Bolger, Zoe Ridolfi-Starr, and Alyssa Peterson & Olivia Ortiz. Subjects of these essays include institutional liability, costs of liability and schools' financial obligations, transparency in campus reporting, adjudicative processes, and using Title IX for preventing the bullying of LGBT students. This is the seventh issue of academic year 2015-2016. Quality formatting includes linked notes and an active Table of Contents (including linked Contents for individual articles), as well as active URLs in footnotes and proper Bluebook style.

Innovative Congressional Minimum Standards Preemption Statutes

Author: Joseph F. Zimmerman
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 143846097X
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Examines a new type of federal preemption statute popular since 1965 that allows states to retain a certain amount of regulatory discretion, with a focus on environmental statutes. Congress possesses broad regulatory powers, including the power of complete or partial preemption of state and local regulatory powers. Congress rarely enacted preemption statutes before the twentieth century, but since the 1960s such interventions have grown significantly in number, now totaling over seven hundred, and have transformed the nature of the American federal system. In Innovative Congressional Minimum Standards Preemption Statutes, Joseph F. Zimmerman provides the background and history of this critical transformation, classifying the forms these federal interventions have taken, with a focus on statutes dealing with such environmental issues as water and air quality, restoration of surface-mined areas, and still other areas that, collectively, have produced a revolution in relations between Congress and the states. Contrary to public perceptions of preemption being one-sided and heavy-handed, Zimmerman details the many variations present in these statutes that accommodate state and local interests, allowing for administrative and policy flexibility, and a generally cooperative relationship between states and localities and federal administrative agencies.

Interstate Water Compacts

Author: Joseph F. Zimmerman
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438444494
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Long taken for granted, water resources are rapidly becoming a contentious issue within American politics. Continuing population growth and rapid development, coupled with environmental events such as droughts, have led to increasing water shortages in sections of the nation. In Interstate Water Compacts author Joseph F. Zimmerman highlights the growing importance of water issues within the United States and a device that has been instrumental in facilitating interstate cooperation to solve water-related problems: the interstate compact. This groundbreaking work is the first to devote itself exclusively to interstate and federal-interstate compacts pertaining to controversies including the abatement of water pollution, apportionment of river waters, economic development, flood control, inland fisheries, marine fisheries, and restoration to rivers of anadromous fish, such as salmon and shad. The process for entering into interstate and federal-interstate compacts is explained in detail, as is the exercise of original jurisdiction by the US Supreme Court to resolve intractable interstate controversies involving interpretation of provisions of compacts, water apportionment, and water pollution abatement. Zimmerman concludes by calling for the President, Congress, governors, state legislatures, and local governments to devote more attention and resources to finding solutions for water-related problems.