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Unformatted text preview: international and probably interstate commerce (after the oil is processed and shipped to other states). The supremacy clause states that federal laws, treaties, regulations, and the Constitution are the supreme law of the land. Any state or local laws that conflict with the aforementioned are unconstitutional. Because Washington’s law conflicts directly with the pre-established law made by the federal government and impedes the commerce with other nations it is unconstitutional. The fact remains that the federal government, in conjunction with other foreign countries, has decided to regulate this aspect of international business. Therefore, the state no longer has any jurisdiction in the matter. References Cheeseman, H. (2006). Essentials of Business and Online Commerce Law. Upper Saddle River: Pearson/Prentice Hall....
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- Fall '08
- U.S. state, United States Congress