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Cal Cartage Transportation Express, LLC v. California

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1453 Cal. Ct. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act, which expressly preempts state laws “related to a price, route, or service of any motor carrier,” preempts state worker-classification laws that have an effect on a motor carrier’s prices and services by discouraging the use of independent contractors.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 13 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 17, 2021)
Apr 23 2021Waiver of right of respondent California, et al. to respond filed.
Apr 27 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/13/2021.
May 03 2021Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Cal Cartage Transportation Express, LLC, et al.
May 04 2021Response Requested. (Due June 3, 2021)
May 04 2021Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, California, et al.
May 10 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 3, 2021 to July 6, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
May 11 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 6, 2021.
May 25 2021Supplemental brief of petitioners Cal Cartage Transportation Express, LLC, et al. filed.
May 27 2021Brief amicus curiae of National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc. filed.
May 28 2021Brief amicus curiae of The Minnesota Trucking Association filed.
Jun 03 2021Brief amici curiae of Washington Legal Foundation and Allied Educational Foundation filed.
Jun 03 2021Brief amici curiae of American Trucking Associations, Inc., et al. filed.
Jun 03 2021Brief amicus curiae of Western States Trucking Association filed.
Jun 04 2021Amicus brief of Western States Trucking Association not accepted for filing. (Dupilicate submission) (June 11, 2021)
Jul 02 2021Brief of respondents California, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 20 2021Reply of petitioners Cal Cartage Transportation Express, LLC, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 21 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.