SAFE Rule: Posting Important Preemption Case

by Marlo Lewis on May 3, 2021

in Blog

I am not usually a fan of the 9th Circuit, but this case includes a constitutional gem. The court observed that a state policy occurring in violation of a federal mandate is void ab initio (from the moment of its enactment or adoption).

Cabazon Band of Mission Indians v. City of Indio (9th Cir. 1982)

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