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The Attack on American Cities

ELR Article

Cities often test the existing limits of their regulatory authority in areas like environmental protection, labor and employment, and immigration. The last few years witnessed an explosion of preemptive state legislation attacking,...

State Preemption of Local Government: The Philadelphia Story

ELR Article

We are practitioners for the City of Philadelphia with extensive experience in cases and analysis regarding the extent to which the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has, or has not, preempted local regulation in various subjects of concern...

Local Control Is Now “Loco” Control

ELR Article

Cities have become a critical source of innovation across a wide array of policy areas that advance inclusion, equitable opportunity, and social justice. In the absence of state and federal action, cities and other local governments...

Sustainability in the Trump Era: Corporate, Global, and Enforcement Perspectives

ELR Article

To commemorate Earth Day, Paul Hastings LLP hosted a panel discussion on April 18, 2017, featuring three prominent attorneys with extensive and diverse experience in environmental counseling and litigation. The panelists reflected on...

H.R. 481, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 1993, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Cooperating With Wildlife: The Past, Present, and Future of Wildlife Federalism

ELR Article

States have traditionally played a significant role in managing wildlife, but play a very small role in implementing the Endangered Species Act, and an even smaller role with other federal wildlife statutes. The disconnect between the...

Federalism

ELR Executive Order

Federalism

ELR Executive Order