State and Local Economic Sanctions: Constitutional Issues

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This report discusses the Constitutionality and ongoing legal concerns of sanctions enacted by states and localities restricting their agencies from conducting economic transactions with firms that do business with or in foreign countries whose conduct the jurisdictions find objectionable.

Creator(s): Grimmett, Jeanne J.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 27, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Grimmett, Jeanne J.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 27, 2012
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United States
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This report discusses the Constitutionality and ongoing legal concerns of sanctions enacted by states and localities restricting their agencies from conducting economic transactions with firms that do business with or in foreign countries whose conduct the jurisdictions find objectionable.

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18 pages.

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