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The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 18 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday.
On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media; Mark Fenster has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis; Charlotte Garden has our preview.

CSX Transportation Inc. v. Alabama Department of Revenue

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-612 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit held, Alabama’s imposition of a motor-fuels tax on the fuel used by interstate motor carriers sufficiently justifies Alabama’s imposition of a facially discriminatory sales-and-use tax on railroad diesel fuel, notwithstanding decisions of the Supreme Court and at least one state supreme court.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 09 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 10, 2018)
Dec 07 2018Brief of respondents Alabama Department of Revenue, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 10 2018Brief amicus curiae of The Association of American Railroads filed.
Dec 26 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/11/2019.
Jan 14 2019The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Term Snapshot