The petition of the day is: 

Farina v. Nokia, Inc.

Docket: 10-1064
Issue(s): (1) Whether a regulation based on authority conferred by a statute that explicitly disclaims any implied preemptive effect can impliedly preempt state law on a "frustration of purpose" theory of preemption; and (2) whether an agency's National Environmental Policy Act regulation, which imposes no substantive requirements, may preempt substantive state health, safety, or consumer-protection laws.

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Recommended Citation: Kiran Bhat, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Apr. 25, 2011, 9:25 AM),