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Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the February 23 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in Ohio v. American Express Co. Beth Farmer has our preview.

McLane Southern, Inc. v. Bridges

Petition for certiorari denied on January 27, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-657 La. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution allows States to tax goods distributed by out-of-state wholesalers more heavily than goods distributed by in-state wholesalers.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 27 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 2, 2014)
Dec 20 2013Brief of respondent Cynthia Bridges, Secretary, Louisiana Department of Revenue in opposition filed. (tbrp)
Dec 31 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 17, 2014.
Dec 31 2013Reply of petitioner McLane Southern, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 2 2014Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 2 2014Brief amici curiae of International Foodservice Distributors Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 2 2014Brief amici curiae of Top Tobacco, L.P. and Republic Tobacco, L.P. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 21 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 24, 2014.
Jan 27 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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