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Wisconsin Department of Revenue v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.

Petition for certiorari denied on May 4, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-949 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether a state violates Subsection (b)(4) of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 by exempting intangible personal property of non-railroads from its personal property tax, but not exempting such property for a limited group of taxpayers that includes railroads.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 18 2019Application (19A693) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 5, 2020 to January 27, 2020, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Dec 20 2019Application (19A693) granted by Justice Kavanaugh extending the time to file until January 27, 2020.
Jan 27 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 28, 2020)
Feb 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 28, 2020 to March 30, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 18 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 30, 2020.
Mar 26 2020Brief of respondent Union Pacific Railroad Company in opposition filed.
Apr 15 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/1/2020.
May 04 2020Petition DENIED.