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New Jersey v. Delaware

Docket No.: 134-Orig
Argued: November 27, 2007
Decided: March 20, 2008

Topics:

Article I, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Water, Commerce Clause, murder

PartyNames: NEW JERSEY v. DELAWARE
Petitioner: New Jersey
Respondent: Delaware

New Jersey
v.
Delaware
552 U.S. 597 (2008)
Question:

Does Delaware, under a 1905 compact with New Jersey settling boundary disputes, have the right to refuse to grant a permit for a construction project occurring mainly on New Jersey land but involving underwater land within Delaware's coastal zone?

New Jersey v. Delaware
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 27, 2007

New Jersey v. Delaware Oral Argument Transcript (TEXT)
Opinion By:
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