Federal Preemption Shifting, Not Dead: Experts

Law360, New York (February 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court case Wyeth v. Levine, President Barack Obama released a memo signaling a more cautious approach to federal preemption than that of the last Bush administration. But legal experts say Obama has merely given a nod to state sovereignty, not rung the death knell for federal preemption.

"I also don't think the memorandum is signaling any intent to give permission to each of 50 states and their attorneys general to regulate businesses and people any way they wish regardless...
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