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Farina v. Nokia, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 3, 2011
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1064 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011
 
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Issue: (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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Invited: May 31, 2011

Filed: August 26, 2011 (Deny)

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