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Lecture 10

POLS 3802 Lecture 10: City of Philadelphia v New Jersey- Case review and result

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Political Science
POLS 3802
Richard Cole

City of Philadelphia v. New Jersey (1978) Brief Fact Summary: A New Jersey law prohibited the importation of solid or liquid waste that originated or was collected from outside of the State. Private landfill operators challenged the constitutionality of the law. Synopsis of Rule of Law: Where a state regulates non-discriminatorily for the achievement of a legitimate local purpose and thereby affects interstate commerce, the state action is constitutional unless the burdens of such regulation on interstate commerce are clearly excessive relative to the putative local benefits of it. Facts: A New Jersey law prohibited the importation of solid or liquid waste
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