Elizabeth Wydra

Elizabeth Wydra is chief counsel at the Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC). She writes at the blog Warming Law.

Pre-empty promises

Supreme Court decisions bode well for global warming-related preemption cases

In the tricky legal world of “preemption” — the principle that federal law “preempts,” or trumps, state law — two recent Supreme Court decisions bode well for ongoing, seemingly unrelated global warming litigation. The first …

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