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Book Review: 51 Imperfect Solutions: States And The Making Of American Constitutional Law, By Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton, Steven H. Steinglass Sep 2018

Book Review: 51 Imperfect Solutions: States And The Making Of American Constitutional Law, By Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton, Steven H. Steinglass

Law Faculty Articles and Essays

The Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton, a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, has written an excellent book on the importance of state constitutions as bulwarks against state abuse and the source of protections of individual rights. The book, 51 Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of American Constitutional Law, argues that individual rights are more secure when both federal and state constitutional protections are strong. And our system of federalism and the quality of state and federal judicial decisions are improved when there are state constitutional safeguards.


Federalism And Federal Regulation Of Public Employers: The Implications Of National League Of Cities V. Usery, W. Harding Drane Jan 1977

Federalism And Federal Regulation Of Public Employers: The Implications Of National League Of Cities V. Usery, W. Harding Drane

Cleveland State Law Review

The purpose of this Note is to examine the limits of the federal commerce power when applied to the states as states, using as a focal point, the controversies which have arisen in the application of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA).