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Brief For Respondents Massachusetts And New Jersey, American Trucking Associations, Inc. V. Browner, Nos. 99-1257 & 99-1426 (U.S. Sep. 11, 2000), Lisa Heinzerling, Richard J. Lazarus Sep 2000

Brief For Respondents Massachusetts And New Jersey, American Trucking Associations, Inc. V. Browner, Nos. 99-1257 & 99-1426 (U.S. Sep. 11, 2000), Lisa Heinzerling, Richard J. Lazarus

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

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Secret Evidence Repeal Act Of 1999, Part 2: Hearing Before The H. Comm. On The Judiciary, 106th Cong., May 23, 2000 (Statement Of David D. Cole, Prof. Of Law, Geo. U. L. Center), David Cole May 2000

Secret Evidence Repeal Act Of 1999, Part 2: Hearing Before The H. Comm. On The Judiciary, 106th Cong., May 23, 2000 (Statement Of David D. Cole, Prof. Of Law, Geo. U. L. Center), David Cole

Testimony Before Congress

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Unborn Victims Of Violence Act Of 1999: Hearing On S. 1673 Before The S. Comm. On The Judiciary, 106th Cong., Feb. 23, 2000 (Statement Of Peter J. Rubin, Prof. Of Law, Geo. U. L. Center), Peter J. Rubin Feb 2000

Unborn Victims Of Violence Act Of 1999: Hearing On S. 1673 Before The S. Comm. On The Judiciary, 106th Cong., Feb. 23, 2000 (Statement Of Peter J. Rubin, Prof. Of Law, Geo. U. L. Center), Peter J. Rubin

Testimony Before Congress

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Secret Evidence Repeal Act Of 1999, Part 1: Hearing Before The H. Comm. On The Judiciary, 106th Cong., Feb. 10, 2000 (Statement Of David D. Cole, Prof. Of Law, Geo. U. L. Center), David Cole Feb 2000

Secret Evidence Repeal Act Of 1999, Part 1: Hearing Before The H. Comm. On The Judiciary, 106th Cong., Feb. 10, 2000 (Statement Of David D. Cole, Prof. Of Law, Geo. U. L. Center), David Cole

Testimony Before Congress

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Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari, Cayetano V. Chevron Usa, Inc., No. 00-1198 (U.S. Jan. 24, 2000), J. Peter Byrne Jan 2000

Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari, Cayetano V. Chevron Usa, Inc., No. 00-1198 (U.S. Jan. 24, 2000), J. Peter Byrne

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

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Preemption & Human Rights: Local Options After Crosby V. Nftc, Robert Stumberg Jan 2000

Preemption & Human Rights: Local Options After Crosby V. Nftc, Robert Stumberg

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

In June 2000, the Supreme Court held in Crosby v. National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) that federal sanctions against Burma preempted the Massachusetts Burma law. With its "Burma Law," Massachusetts sought to replicate the anti-Apartheid boycott, one of the most successful human rights campaigns in history. Massachusetts' Burma law authorized state agencies to exercise a strong purchasing preference in favor of companies that do not conduct business in Burma unless the preference would impair essential purchases or result in inadequate competition.

In Crosby, the Court held that Congress preempted the Massachusetts Burma law when it adopted federal sanctions on Burma ...