The petition of the day is:

American Trucking Associations, Inc. v. City of Los Angeles (Granted )

Docket: 11-798
Issue(s): Whether 49 U.S.C. § 14501(c)(1), which provides that “a State [or] political subdivision . . . may not enact or enforce a law, regulation, or other provision having the force and effect of law related to a price, route, or service of any motor carrier . . . with respect to the transportation of property,” contains an unexpressed “market participant” exception and permits a municipal governmental entity to take action that conflicts with the express preemption clause, occurs in a market in which the municipal entity does not participate, and is unconnected with any interest in the efficient procurement of services.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in American Trucking Associations v. City of Los Angeles, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Kali Borkoski, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jan. 31, 2012, 4:36 PM),