American Trucking Associations, Inc. v. City of Los Angeles
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Apr 16, 2013
|Jun 13, 2013||9-0||Kagan||OT 2012|
Holding: The Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 (FAAAA) expressly preempts provisions in concession agreements between the port and short-haul trucking companies that require trucks moving cargo in and out of the port to affix placards bearing a phone number to receive complaints to each truck and to submit a plan for off-street parking for the trucks.
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Judgment: Reversed in part and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on June 13, 2013. Justice Thomas filed a concurring opinion.
- Opinion analysis: In deciding American Trucking, the Court takes a narrow road (Miriam Seifter)
- Details on American Trucking Association v. Los Angeles (Tom Goldstein)
- Argument recap: Keep on truckin’? (Miriam Seifter)
- Argument preview: When are states market participants – and when does it matter to preemption analysis? (Miriam Seifter)
- Petition of the day (Ben Cheng)
- Petition of the day (Kali Borkoski)