Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

DirecTV, Inc. v. Levin

Petition for certiorari denied on June 25, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1322 Ohio S. Ct. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011
 
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Issue: (1) Whether, in a Commerce Clause challenge to a state statute, courts need not examine the effects of the statute if it can be characterized as distinguishing between two competitors based upon their different methods of operation; and (2) whether courts need not examine the statute's effects because some of the beneficiaries of the discriminatory scheme are major interstate companies.

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CVSG Information

Invited: October 3, 2011

Filed: May 23, 2012 (Deny)

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