Tag Archives: state law

State Preemption: Arizona vs. Local Control

by Micah Berman — Monday, Sept. 5, 2016

This blog tends to focus on federal regulation or state regulation, but local regulation is also particularly important in some areas of law – particularly public health law, my area of focus. Recently, there have been coordinated efforts to limit local regulation through the use of state-level preemption.  Recent examples from my home state of […]

The Continuing Importance of State Banking Law

by Peter Conti-Brown — Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

The Business History Review has a new article that should interest our readers. In Citibank, Credit Cards, and the Local Politics of National Consumer Finance, 1968-1991, Sean Vanatta (PhD candidate in history at Princeton) tells us the story of how Sioux Falls, South Dakota became a global financial center in 1981. Well, global financial center […]

Jurisdiction(al) Matters: New York Republican State Committee v. SEC

by Peter Conti-Brown — Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

I’ve been enjoying my co-blogger Aaron Nielson’s review of the DC Circuit’s cases. Perhaps some of this pleasure comes from my memories of clerking there, for the great Stephen F. Williams, the intellectual godfather of many an academic’s career—it’s a uniquely interesting place to clerk, with cases that can be at the core of some […]