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States and Trade Sanctions — New Role of States Under Federal Legislation — Historical Development.

    Recent federal law   (Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010) authorizes states to impose trade sanctions on Iran.  (This legislation was amended by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.)     The 2010 statute specifically cites and encourages divestment … Continue reading

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