The purpose of this casenote is to analyze the Supreme Court's reasoning in Wyoming v. Oklahoma. Section II of this casenote reiterates background law in the area of standing, exclusive original jurisdiction, and the negative Commerce Clause. Section II (A) recapitulates the doctrine of standing to sue. Section II (B) discusses the Supreme Court's exclusive original jurisdiction. Section II (C) summarizes the negative Commerce Clause. Section III presents the statement of the case. Section IV analyzes the Supreme Court's decision in Wyoming v. Oklahoma.
Section IV (A) criticizes the Court for failing to delineate a solid standing causation analysis. Section IV (B) castigates the Court's discretionary review of exclusive original jurisdiction. Section IV (C) acknowledges the Court's traditional approach of invalidating state statutes that discriminate against interstate commerce. Section V concludes the casenote with some general observations
Sigrist, Heather N.
"Wyoming v. Oklahoma: "[M]isguided Exercise of Discretion","
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