Cases by Issue - Federal Preemption of State Regulation

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Malone v. White Motor Corp. 76-1184 01/10/1978 04/03/1978 Byron R. White 4-3
Brown v. Hotel Employees 83-498 03/26/1984 07/02/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 4-3
City Of Burbank v. Lockheed Air Terminal 71-1637 02/20/1973 05/14/1973 William O. Douglas 5-4
Kimel v. Florida Bd. Of Regents 98-791 10/13/1999 01/11/2000 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
United States Department Of Treasury v. Fabe, Superintendent Of Insurance... 91-1513 12/08/1992 06/11/1993 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Morales, Attorney General Of Texas v. Trans World Airlines, Inc. 90-1604 03/03/1992 06/01/1992 Antonin Scalia 5-3
Gade, Director, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency v. National Solid... 90-1676 03/23/1992 06/18/1992 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Boggs v. Boggs 96-79 01/15/1997 06/02/1997 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
American Airlines v. Wolens 93-1286 11/01/1994 01/18/1995 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 5-3
Fort Halifax Packing Co. v. Coyne 86-341 03/24/1987 06/01/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
California Coastal Comm'n v. Granite Rock Co. 85-1200 12/02/1986 03/24/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
International Paper Co. v. Ouellette 85-1233 11/04/1986 01/21/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Ridgway v. Ridgway 80-1070 10/07/1981 11/10/1981 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Louisiana Public Service Comm'n v. Federal Communications Commission... 84-871 01/13/1986 05/27/1986 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
Transcontinental Pipe Line v. State Oil & Gas Bd. 84-1076 10/08/1985 01/22/1986 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Mackey v. Lanier Collection Agency & Ser 86-1387 04/19/1988 06/17/1988 Byron R. White 5-4
De Veau v. Braisted 71 03/01/1960 06/06/1960 Felix Frankfurter 5-3
Northern Gas Co. v. Kansas Comm'n 62 12/13/1962 02/18/1963 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Rush Prudential HMO, Inc. v. Moran 00-1021 01/16/2002 06/20/2002 David H. Souter 5-4
Teamsters Union v. Oliver 49 12/10/1958 01/19/1959 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-1
New York Tel. Co. v. New York Labor Dept. 77-961 10/30/1978 03/21/1979 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Kewanee Oil Co. v. Bicron Corp. 73-187 01/09/1974 05/13/1974 Warren E. Burger 6-2
Letter Carriers v. Austin 72-1180 11/14/1973 06/25/1974 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
California v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians 85-1708 12/09/1986 02/25/1987 Byron R. White 6-3
California Federal S. & L. Assn. v. Guerra 85-494 10/08/1986 01/13/1987 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Cts Corp. v. Dynamics Corp. Of America 86-71 03/02/1987 04/21/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Ramah Navajo School Bd. v. Bureau Of Revenue 80-2162 04/28/1982 07/02/1982 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Fidelity Federal Sav. & Loan Assn. v. De La Cuesta 81-750 04/28/1982 06/28/1982 Harry A. Blackmun 6-2
Southland Corp. v. Keating 82-500 10/04/1983 01/23/1984 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Baker v. General Motors Corp. 85-117 04/02/1986 07/02/1986 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Mississippi Power v. Miss. Ex Rel. Moore 86-1970 02/22/1988 06/24/1988 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Volt Info. Sciences v. Leland Stanford Jr. U. 87-1318 11/30/1988 03/06/1989 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Asarco Inc. v. Kadish 87-1661 02/27/1989 05/30/1989 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-2
Pennsylvania v. Nelson 10 11/15/1955 04/02/1956 Earl Warren 6-3
First National Bank v. Dickinson 19 10/16/1969 12/09/1969 Warren E. Burger 6-2
Mid-Con Freight Systems, Inc. v. Michigan Pub. Serv. Comm'n 03-1234 04/26/2005 06/20/2005 Stephen G. Breyer 6-3
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services v. Blumer 00-952 12/03/2001 02/20/2002 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 6-3
Pharmaceutical Research v. Walsh 01-188 01/22/2003 05/19/2003 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Campbell v. Hussey 42 11/14/1961 12/18/1961 William O. Douglas 6-3
Jones v. Rath Packing Co. 75-1053 12/06/1976 03/29/1977 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Kimel v. Florida Bd. Of Regents 98-791 10/13/1999 01/11/2000 7-2
AT&T v. Central Office Telephone, Inc. 97-679 03/23/1998 06/15/1998 Antonin Scalia 7-1
DeBuono v. NYSA-ILA Med. and Clin. Service Fund 95-1594 02/24/1997 06/02/1997 John Paul Stevens 7
FMC Corp. v. Holliday 89-1048 10/02/1990 11/27/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-1
Northwest Airlines, Inc. v. County Of Kent, Michigan 92-97 11/29/1993 01/24/1994 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 7-1
Allied-Bruce Terminix Co. v. Dobson 93-1001 10/04/1994 01/18/1995 Stephen G. Breyer 7-2
North Dakota v. United States 81-773 11/02/1982 03/07/1983 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Arkansas Elec. Coop. v. Ark. Public Ser v. Comm'n 81-731 01/17/1983 05/16/1983 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Perry v. Thomas 86-566 04/28/1987 06/15/1987 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Nantahala Power & Light v. Thornburg 85-568 04/21/1986 06/16/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 7