Elizabeth Wydra

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

Climate & Energy

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 of these decisions, Altria Group, …