federal preemption

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George Corson worked as a machinist, maintaining and repairing locomotives for the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, from 1947 to 1974. See Kurns v. A.W. Chesterton, Inc., 620 F.3d 392, 393 (3rd Cir. 2010); Brief for Petitioners Gloria...

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Oral argument: Mar. 30, 2011

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (Nov. 27, 2009); United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (Jan. 8, 2010)

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See Preemption; constitutional clauses. Article VI, Paragraph 2 of the U.S. Constitution is commonly referred to as the Supremacy Clause. It establishes that the federal constitution, and federal law generally, take precedence over state laws, and even...