Cases by Issue - Federal Preemption of State Regulation

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Freightliner Corp. v. Myrick 94-286 02/22/1995 04/18/1995 Clarence Thomas 9
Gade, Director, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency v. National Solid... 90-1676 03/23/1992 06/18/1992 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Golden State Transit Corp. v. Los Angeles 84-1644 12/04/1985 04/01/1986 Harry A. Blackmun 8-1
Hayfield Northern R. Co. v. Chicago & N. W. Tr. Co. 82-1579 02/21/1984 06/12/1984 Thurgood Marshall 9
Hillsborough County v. Automated Medical Labs. 83-1925 04/16/1985 06/03/1985 Thurgood Marshall 9
Humana Inc. v. Forsyth 97-303 11/30/1998 01/20/1999 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
Ingersoll-Rand Co. v. Mcclendon 89-1298 10/09/1990 12/03/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
International Paper Co. v. Ouellette 85-1233 11/04/1986 01/21/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Johnson v. Fankell 96-292 02/26/1997 06/09/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
Jones v. Rath Packing Co. 75-1053 12/06/1976 03/29/1977 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Kentucky Assoc. of Health Plans, Inc. v. Miller 00-1471 01/14/2003 04/02/2003 Antonin Scalia 9
Kewanee Oil Co. v. Bicron Corp. 73-187 01/09/1974 05/13/1974 Warren E. Burger 6-2
Kimel v. Florida Bd. Of Regents 98-791 10/13/1999 01/11/2000 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Kimel v. Florida Bd. Of Regents 98-791 10/13/1999 01/11/2000 7-2
Kolovrat v. Oregon 102 03/30/1961 05/01/1961 Hugo L. Black 9
Leslie Miller, Inc., v. Arkansas 51 12/05/1956 12/17/1956 9
Letter Carriers v. Austin 72-1180 11/14/1973 06/25/1974 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Livadas v. Bradshaw, California Labor Commissioner 92-1920 04/26/1994 06/13/1994 David H. Souter 9
Louisiana Public Service Comm'n v. Federal Communications Commission... 84-871 01/13/1986 05/27/1986 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
Mackey v. Lanier Collection Agency & Ser 86-1387 04/19/1988 06/17/1988 Byron R. White 5-4
Malone v. White Motor Corp. 76-1184 01/10/1978 04/03/1978 Byron R. White 4-3
Mansell v. Mansell 87-201 01/10/1989 05/30/1989 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Massachusetts v. Westcott 75-1775 01/17/1977 05/23/1977 9
Merrill Lynch v. Dabit 04-1371 01/18/2006 03/21/2006 John Paul Stevens 8
Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Massachusetts 84-325 02/26/1985 06/03/1985 Harry A. Blackmun 8
Michigan Canners & Freezers v. Agricultural Bd. 82-1577 03/19/1984 06/11/1984 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Mid-Con Freight Systems, Inc. v. Michigan Pub. Serv. Comm'n 03-1234 04/26/2005 06/20/2005 Stephen G. Breyer 6-3
Mississippi Power v. Miss. Ex Rel. Moore 86-1970 02/22/1988 06/24/1988 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Morales, Attorney General Of Texas v. Trans World Airlines, Inc. 90-1604 03/03/1992 06/01/1992 Antonin Scalia 5-3
Nantahala Power & Light v. Thornburg 85-568 04/21/1986 06/16/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 7
New York State Conference Of Blue Cross & Blue Shield Plans v.... 93-1408 01/18/1995 04/26/1995 David H. Souter 9
New York Tel. Co. v. New York Labor Dept. 77-961 10/30/1978 03/21/1979 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Nixon v. Missouri Municipal League 02-1238 01/12/2004 03/24/2004 David H. Souter 8-1
North Dakota v. United States 81-773 11/02/1982 03/07/1983 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Northern Gas Co. v. Kansas Comm'n 62 12/13/1962 02/18/1963 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Northwest Airlines, Inc. v. County Of Kent, Michigan 92-97 11/29/1993 01/24/1994 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 7-1
O'Melveny & Myers v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, As... 93-489 03/21/1994 06/13/1994 Antonin Scalia 9
P. R. Consumer Affairs Dept. v. Isla Petroleum 86-1406 02/29/1988 04/19/1988 Antonin Scalia 8
Pacific G & E Co. v. State Energy Res. C & D Com. 81-1945 01/17/1983 04/20/1983 Byron R. White 9
Pennsylvania v. Nelson 10 11/15/1955 04/02/1956 Earl Warren 6-3
Perry v. Thomas 86-566 04/28/1987 06/15/1987 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Pharmaceutical Research v. Walsh 01-188 01/22/2003 05/19/2003 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Philko Aviation, Inc. v. Shacket 82-342 04/20/1983 06/15/1983 Byron R. White 9
Public Service Comm'n v. C. & P. Tel. Co. 84-1362 01/13/1986 05/27/1986 7
Ramah Navajo School Bd. v. Bureau Of Revenue 80-2162 04/28/1982 07/02/1982 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Ridgway v. Ridgway 80-1070 10/07/1981 11/10/1981 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Rush Prudential HMO, Inc. v. Moran 00-1021 01/16/2002 06/20/2002 David H. Souter 5-4
Schneidewind v. Anr Pipeline Co. 86-986 11/02/1987 03/22/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 8
Shaw v. Delta Air Lines, Inc. 81-1578 01/10/1983 06/24/1983 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Shell Oil Co. v. Iowa Dept. Of Revenue 87-984 10/04/1988 11/08/1988 Thurgood Marshall 9