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In 2005, Animal Science Products, Inc. and various Vitamin C producers in the United States (“Animal Science Products”) filed suit in the Eastern District of New York against Hebei Welcome Pharmaceuticals Co. (“Hebei”), a Chinese pharmaceutical company...

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Colorado requires that all retailers pay a 2.9 percent tax on the sale of all tangible goods within the state. Direct Marketing Ass’n v. Brohl, 735 F.3d 904, 906 (10th Cir. 2013). The Commerce Clause and the Supreme Court’s decision in Quill Corp. v....

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Because the underlying cases are unpublished, the following facts are taken from the parties’ briefs. On November 12, 1991, Carlos Jimenez pleaded guilty in a Texas trial court to felony burglary and “true” to an enhanced sentence due to a prior felony...

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Respondents, Commerce Energy, Inc., a California corporation, and Interstate Gas Supply Inc., an Ohio corporation (collectively “Commerce”), sell and market natural gas to consumers in Ohio. See Commerce Energy, Inc. v. Levin, 554 F.3d 1094, 1096 (2009...

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Appealed from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Jan. 11, 2010)

Oral argument: Mar. 29, 2010

SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION, SECURITIES, COMITY, FOREIGN TRANSACTIONS

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Petitioner Sprint Communications Company, L.P. (“Sprint”) connected Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) calls from Sprint’s to Windstream’s customers.Sprint Commc’n. Co., L.P. v. Jacobs, et al., 690 F.3d 864, 866 (8th Cir. 2012). Windstream...