Author: Caroline N. Broun
Publisher: American Bar Association
Size: 12.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
The Evolving Use and the Changing Role of Interstate Compacts is a long-needed guide to the law and use of interstate compacts. This book explains the historical basis of compacts and the legal underpinnings of compacts. It covers such diverse topics as federal and state court jurisdiction, compact-created administrative agencies, Eleventh Amendment immunity, drafting considerations, and the use of compacts in specific areas such as crime control, child welfare, environmental regulation and economic development. The book also examines why interstate compacts are providing to be the vehicle of choice for cooperation between states and provides practitioners with the tools they need to understand create and make the best use of such agreements.