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Wisconsin Central Ltd. v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-530 7th Cir. Apr 16, 2018

Issue: Whether stock that a railroad transfers to its employees is taxable under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act, 26 U.S.C. § 3231(e)(1).

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 06 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 9, 2017)
Oct 26 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 11, 2017.
Nov 09 2017Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Railroads filed.
Dec 06 2017Brief of respondent United States filed.
Dec 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Jan 08 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Jan 12 2018Petition GRANTED.
Feb 16 2018Brief of petitioners Wisconsin Central Ltd., et al. filed.
Feb 16 2018Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Feb 23 2018SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, April 16, 2018.
Feb 23 2018Brief amici curiae of CSX Corporation and Union Pacific Railroad Company filed.
Feb 23 2018Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Railroads filed.
Feb 23 2018Brief amicus curiae of Norfolk Southern Corporation filed.
Mar 19 2018Brief of respondent United States filed. (Distributed)
Mar 30 2018Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 7th Circuit.
Apr 02 2018Record received from the U.S.C.A. 7th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.
Apr 03 2018Reply of petitioners Wisconsin Central Ltd., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 16 2018Argued. For petitioners: Thomas H. Dupree, Jr., Washington, D. C. For respondent: Rachel P. Kovner, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.
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