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CSX Transportation Inc. v. Alabama Department of Revenue

Petition for certiorari denied on June 24, 2019

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-612 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

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. CVSG: 05/21/2019.

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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.
May 21 2019Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED
Jun 04 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/20/2019.
Jun 24 2019Petition DENIED.