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This question should be answered using an IREAC (issue, rule, explanation, application, conclusion) writing structure. Please include all relevant keywords, terms, and phrases when discussing each topic.
A federal law has been enacted to ensure safety in the shipment of drugs. This law requires certain drugs that cross state boundary lines to be in a sealed, metal container. One drug was Lawbananol, manufactured exclusively in the state of Texas. Then the governor of Texas signed into law a statute requiring all drugs to be shipped in “sealed, plastic containers.”
First, consider whether the Constitution “prioritizes” or “defaults” to federal or state laws? Next, consider whether the state law and federal law are in direct conflict or both can simultaneously be complied with.