interstate commerce

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In 1976, Congress enacted the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act, known as the 4-R Act. Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act, 49 U.S.C. § 11501. This act makes it illegal for a state to “impose a tax that discriminates...

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Overview

The Commerce Clause refers to Article 1, Section 8, Clause 3 of the U.S. Constitution, which gives Congress the power “to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, and with the Indian

Congress has...

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Factual Background

DaimlerChrysler contracted with the City of Toledo, Ohio in 1998, to construct a new vehicle-assembly plant in exchange for tax incentives. See Cuno v. DaimlerChrysler, Inc., 386 F.3d 738, 741. ...

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Regal-Beloit (“Regal”), an electric motor company, contracted with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K-Line”), a shipping company, to have K-Line ship Regal’s goods from Shanghai, China, to several cities in the American Midwest. See Regal-Beloit Corp. v....

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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: Jan. 16, 2008

Appealed from: Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Sixth Division (Jan. 12, 2007)

TAX, APPORTIONMENT, DUE PROCESS, INTERSTATE COMMERCE,...
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Situated on the terminus of the Trans Alaska Pipeline System, Respondent the City of Valdez ("Valdez") serves as a crucial link in the transportation of crude oil from Alaskan oil fields to refineries. See City of Valdez v. Polar Tankers, Inc., 182 P....