Backlash to Globalization in the Form of State Legislation: Constitutional Implications


This paper will examine the Constitutional issues raised by the influx of state anti-outsourcing legislation using a recently enacted New Jersey statute. The New Jersey statute is very similar to, and contains many of the same features as, many other bills introduced in legislatures across the nation. Moreover, the political impetus for the introduction and enactment of the legislation reflects the struggle over the outsourcing issue that is occurring in communities nationwide.


Commercial Law | Constitutional Law | Economics | Government Contracts | International Trade Law | Law and Politics | Legislation | State and Local Government Law

Date of this Version

March 2006