The petition of the day is:

13-553

Issue: Whether a state “discriminates against a rail carrier” in violation of 49 U.S.C. § 11501(b)(4) when the state generally requires commercial and industrial businesses, including rail carriers, to pay a sales-and-use tax but grants exemptions from the tax to the railroads’ competitors.

Posted in Alabama Department of Revenue v. CSX Transportation, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Mary Pat Dwyer, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jan. 15, 2014, 10:42 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2014/01/petition-of-the-day-518/