Cases by Issue - Federal Preemption of State Jurisdiction

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Allis-Chalmers Corp. v. Lueck 83-1748 01/16/1985 04/16/1985 Harry A. Blackmun 8
American Dredging v. Miller 91-1950 11/09/1993 02/23/1994 Antonin Scalia 7-2
American Radio Assn. v. Mobile S. S. Assn. 73-748 10/21/1974 12/17/1974 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Arkansas Louisiana Gas Co. v. Hall 78-1789 04/20/1981 07/07/1981 Thurgood Marshall 5-3
Auto Workers v. Wisconsin Board 530 04/24/1956 06/04/1956 Stanley Reed 6-3
Automobile Workers v. Russell 21 12/11/1957 05/26/1958 Harold Burton 6-2
Avco Corp. v. Aero Lodge 735 445 03/11/1968 04/08/1968 William O. Douglas 9
Bates v. Dow Agrosciences LLC 03-388 01/10/2005 04/27/2005 John Paul Stevens 7-2
Belknap, Inc. v. Hale 81-1966 01/11/1983 06/30/1983 Byron R. White 6-3
Bill Johnson's Restaurants, Inc. v. NLRB 81-2257 03/29/1983 05/31/1983 Byron R. White 9
Block v. North Dakota 81-2337 02/23/1983 05/02/1983 Byron R. White 8-1
Caterpillar Inc. v. Williams 86-526 04/21/1987 06/09/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Chicago & N. W. Tr. Co. v. Kalo Brick & Tile 79-1336 12/09/1980 03/09/1981 Thurgood Marshall 9
Cipollone v. Liggett Group 90-1038 10/08/1991 06/24/1992 John Paul Stevens 7-2
Clothing Workers v. Richman Bros. 173 03/04/1955 04/04/1955 Felix Frankfurter 5-3
Construction Laborers v. Curry 87 11/07/1962 01/21/1963 Byron R. White 9
Csx Transportation, Inc. v. Easterwood 91-790 01/12/1993 04/21/1993 Byron R. White 9
Dowd Box Co. v. Courtney 33 11/07/1961 02/19/1962 Potter Stewart 9
Electrical Workers v. Hechler 85-1360 01/20/1987 05/26/1987 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Farmer v. Carpenters 75-804 11/08/1976 03/07/1977 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Gulf Offshore Co. v. Mobil Oil Corp. 80-590 03/31/1981 07/01/1981 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8
Guss v. Utah Labor Board 280 01/16/1957 03/25/1957 Earl Warren 6-2
Hanna Mining Company et al. v. Marine Engineers 7 10/12/1965 12/06/1965 John M. Harlan 9
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. v. Norris 92-2058 04/28/1994 06/20/1994 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Hotel Employees v. Sax Enterprises 5 11/10/1958 01/12/1959 9
Incres S. S. Co. v. Maritime Workers 33 12/12/1962 02/18/1963 Tom C. Clark 8
Iron Workers v. Perko 482 04/23/1963 06/03/1963 John M. Harlan 6-2
Liner v. Jafco, Inc. 43 11/21/1963 01/06/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Lingle v. Norge Division Of Magic Chef, Inc. 87-259 03/23/1988 06/06/1988 John Paul Stevens 9
Linn v. Plant Guard Workers 45 11/18/1965 02/21/1966 Tom C. Clark 5-4
Longshoremen v. Ariadne Co. 231 01/13/1970 03/09/1970 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Longshoremen v. Davis 85-217 02/25/1986 05/27/1986 Byron R. White 9
Machinists v. Gonzales 31 12/12/1957 05/26/1958 Felix Frankfurter 6-2
Machinists v. Wisconsin Emp. Rel. Comm'n 75-185 03/22/1976 06/25/1976 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Marine Engineers v. Interlake Co. 166 04/16/1962 06/11/1962 Potter Stewart 7-1
Meat Cutters v. Fairlawn Meats 41 01/16/1957 03/25/1957 Earl Warren 6-2
Medtronic Inc. v. Lohr 95-754 04/23/1996 06/26/1996 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Taylor 85-686 01/21/1987 04/06/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Mine Workers v. Arkansas Flooring Co. 227 01/23/1956 04/23/1956 Harold Burton 7-1
Mine Workers v. Gibbs 243 01/20/1966 03/28/1966 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Motor Coach Employees v. Lockridge 76 12/15/1970 06/14/1971 John M. Harlan 5-4
NLRB v. Nash-Finch Co. 70-93 10/19/1971 12/06/1971 William O. Douglas 5-2
Norfolk Southern R. Co. v. Shanklin 99-312 03/01/2000 04/17/2000 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Oklahoma Tax Commission v. Graham 88-266 02/21/1989 03/29/1989 9
Operating Engineers v. Jones 81-1574 12/01/1982 04/04/1983 Byron R. White 6-3
Pan Am. Corp. v. Superior Court 80 04/18/1961 05/29/1961 Felix Frankfurter 9
Pilot Life Ins. Co. v. Dedeaux 85-1043 01/21/1987 04/06/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Plumbers' Union v. Borden 541 04/24/1963 06/03/1963 John M. Harlan 6-2
Plumbers' Union v. Door County 396 03/26/1959 05/04/1959 Hugo L. Black 9
Radio Union v. Broadcast Ser 61 03/02/1965 03/15/1965 9