This summer brought the close of another busy U.S. Supreme Court term for the Constitution’s Supremacy Clause. The court issued seven preemption decisions—slightly more than average—including rulings with immediate implications for healthcare, products liability, federal employee benefits, and transportation. What do these decisions tell us about the Roberts Court’s approach to the balance between federal and state power?
The Roberts Court and Preemption Decisions
The National Law Journal
August 7, 2013