Cases by Issue - Federal Preemption of State Regulation

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Exxon Corp. v. Hunt 84-978 12/09/1985 03/10/1986 Thurgood Marshall 7-1
Public Service Comm'n v. C. & P. Tel. Co. 84-1362 01/13/1986 05/27/1986 7
Felder v. Casey 87-526 03/28/1988 06/22/1988 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
California v. Arc America Corp. 87-1862 02/27/1989 04/18/1989 Byron R. White 7
Mansell v. Mansell 87-201 01/10/1989 05/30/1989 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Free v. Bland 205 03/21/1962 05/21/1962 Earl Warren 7
United States v. Shimer 392 04/27/1961 06/12/1961 John M. Harlan 7-2
City of Columbus v. Ours Garage and Wrecker Service 01-419 04/23/2002 06/20/2002 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 7-2
Egelhoff v. Egelhoff 99-1529 11/08/2000 03/21/2001 Clarence Thomas 7-2
Engineers v. Chicago, R. I. & P. R. Co. 69 12/08/1965 01/31/1966 Hugo L. Black 7-1
District Of Columbia v. Greater Washington Board Of Trade 91-1326 11/03/1992 12/14/1992 Clarence Thomas 8-1
Doctor's Associates Inc. v. Casarotto 95-559 04/16/1996 05/20/1996 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 8-1
El Al Israel Airlines v. Tseng 97-475 11/10/1998 01/12/1999 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Massachusetts 84-325 02/26/1985 06/03/1985 Harry A. Blackmun 8
Xerox Corp. v. County Of Harris 81-1489 11/10/1982 12/13/1982 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Golden State Transit Corp. v. Los Angeles 84-1644 12/04/1985 04/01/1986 Harry A. Blackmun 8-1
Wardair Canada v. Florida Dept. Of Revenue 84-902 03/31/1986 06/18/1986 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
P. R. Consumer Affairs Dept. v. Isla Petroleum 86-1406 02/29/1988 04/19/1988 Antonin Scalia 8
Schneidewind v. Anr Pipeline Co. 86-986 11/02/1987 03/22/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 8
Castle v. Hayes Freight Lines 44 11/17/1954 12/06/1954 Hugo L. Black 8
Engine Mfrs. Assoc. v. South Coast Air Quality 02-1343 01/14/2004 04/28/2004 Antonin Scalia 8-1
Nixon v. Missouri Municipal League 02-1238 01/12/2004 03/24/2004 David H. Souter 8-1
Merrill Lynch v. Dabit 04-1371 01/18/2006 03/21/2006 John Paul Stevens 8
Wallis v. Pan American Pet. Corp. 341 02/23/1966 04/25/1966 John M. Harlan 8-1
Aronson v. Quick Point Pencil Co. 77-1413 12/06/1978 02/28/1979 Warren E. Burger 9
Beasley v. Food Fair Of North Carolina 72-1597 02/19/1974 05/15/1974 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Massachusetts v. Westcott 75-1775 01/17/1977 05/23/1977 9
Douglas v. Seacoast Products, Inc. 75-1255 01/17/1977 05/23/1977 Thurgood Marshall 9
Askew v. American Waterways Operators, Inc. 71-1082 11/14/1972 04/18/1973 William O. Douglas 9
United States v. Locke 98-1701 12/07/1999 03/06/2000 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
United States v. Idaho, Ex Rel. Director, Idaho Dept of Water Resources 92-190 03/29/1993 05/03/1993 William H. Rehnquist 9
Building & Construction Trades Council Of The Metropolitan District v... 91-261 12/09/1992 03/08/1993 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Barnett Bank Of Marion County, N. A. v. Nelson, Florida Insurance... 94-1837 01/16/1996 03/26/1996 Stephen G. Breyer 9
Calif. Div. of Labor Standards Enf. v. Dillingham Constr. 95-789 11/05/1996 02/18/1997 Clarence Thomas 9
Johnson v. Fankell 96-292 02/26/1997 06/09/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
Wisconsin Public Intervenor v. Mortier 89-1905 04/24/1991 06/21/1991 Byron R. White 9
Ingersoll-Rand Co. v. Mcclendon 89-1298 10/09/1990 12/03/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Livadas v. Bradshaw, California Labor Commissioner 92-1920 04/26/1994 06/13/1994 David H. Souter 9
O'Melveny & Myers v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, As... 93-489 03/21/1994 06/13/1994 Antonin Scalia 9
New York State Conference Of Blue Cross & Blue Shield Plans v.... 93-1408 01/18/1995 04/26/1995 David H. Souter 9
Freightliner Corp. v. Myrick 94-286 02/22/1995 04/18/1995 Clarence Thomas 9
Humana Inc. v. Forsyth 97-303 11/30/1998 01/20/1999 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
UNUM Life Ins. Co. of America v. Ward 97-1868 02/24/1999 04/20/1999 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
Hillsborough County v. Automated Medical Labs. 83-1925 04/16/1985 06/03/1985 Thurgood Marshall 9
Exxon Corp. v. Eagerton 81-1020 02/22/1983 06/08/1983 Thurgood Marshall 9
Pacific G & E Co. v. State Energy Res. C & D Com. 81-1945 01/17/1983 04/20/1983 Byron R. White 9
Philko Aviation, Inc. v. Shacket 82-342 04/20/1983 06/15/1983 Byron R. White 9
Shaw v. Delta Air Lines, Inc. 81-1578 01/10/1983 06/24/1983 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Hayfield Northern R. Co. v. Chicago & N. W. Tr. Co. 82-1579 02/21/1984 06/12/1984 Thurgood Marshall 9
Michigan Canners & Freezers v. Agricultural Bd. 82-1577 03/19/1984 06/11/1984 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9