Cases by Issue - Federal Preemption of State Regulation

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Authorsort icon Vote
Wallis v. Pan American Pet. Corp. 341 02/23/1966 04/25/1966 John M. Harlan 8-1
New York Tel. Co. v. New York Labor Dept. 77-961 10/30/1978 03/21/1979 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Johnson v. Fankell 96-292 02/26/1997 06/09/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
DeBuono v. NYSA-ILA Med. and Clin. Service Fund 95-1594 02/24/1997 06/02/1997 John Paul Stevens 7
Franchise Tax Board Of California v. Usps 83-372 04/17/1984 06/11/1984 John Paul Stevens 9
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
Merrill Lynch v. Dabit 04-1371 01/18/2006 03/21/2006 John Paul Stevens 8
Pharmaceutical Research v. Walsh 01-188 01/22/2003 05/19/2003 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Cts Corp. v. Dynamics Corp. Of America 86-71 03/02/1987 04/21/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
International Paper Co. v. Ouellette 85-1233 11/04/1986 01/21/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Teamsters Union v. Morton 485 04/29/1964 05/25/1964 Potter Stewart 9
Doctor's Associates Inc. v. Casarotto 95-559 04/16/1996 05/20/1996 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 8-1
Northwest Airlines, Inc. v. County Of Kent, Michigan 92-97 11/29/1993 01/24/1994 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 7-1
American Airlines v. Wolens 93-1286 11/01/1994 01/18/1995 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 5-3
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
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services v. Blumer 00-952 12/03/2001 02/20/2002 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 6-3
City of Columbus v. Ours Garage and Wrecker Service 01-419 04/23/2002 06/20/2002 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 7-2
Kimel v. Florida Bd. Of Regents 98-791 10/13/1999 01/11/2000 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Gade, Director, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency v. National Solid... 90-1676 03/23/1992 06/18/1992 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
FMC Corp. v. Holliday 89-1048 10/02/1990 11/27/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-1
Ingersoll-Rand Co. v. Mcclendon 89-1298 10/09/1990 12/03/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
El Al Israel Airlines v. Tseng 97-475 11/10/1998 01/12/1999 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
California Coastal Comm'n v. Granite Rock Co. 85-1200 12/02/1986 03/24/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Brown v. Hotel Employees 83-498 03/26/1984 07/02/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 4-3
Nantahala Power & Light v. Thornburg 85-568 04/21/1986 06/16/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 7
California v. FERC 89-333 03/20/1990 05/21/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Barnett Bank Of Marion County, N. A. v. Nelson, Florida Insurance... 94-1837 01/16/1996 03/26/1996 Stephen G. Breyer 9
Allied-Bruce Terminix Co. v. Dobson 93-1001 10/04/1994 01/18/1995 Stephen G. Breyer 7-2
Mid-Con Freight Systems, Inc. v. Michigan Pub. Serv. Comm'n 03-1234 04/26/2005 06/20/2005 Stephen G. Breyer 6-3
Letter Carriers v. Austin 72-1180 11/14/1973 06/25/1974 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Jones v. Rath Packing Co. 75-1053 12/06/1976 03/29/1977 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Douglas v. Seacoast Products, Inc. 75-1255 01/17/1977 05/23/1977 Thurgood Marshall 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
California Federal S. & L. Assn. v. Guerra 85-494 10/08/1986 01/13/1987 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Perry v. Thomas 86-566 04/28/1987 06/15/1987 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Ramah Navajo School Bd. v. Bureau Of Revenue 80-2162 04/28/1982 07/02/1982 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Hayfield Northern R. Co. v. Chicago & N. W. Tr. Co. 82-1579 02/21/1984 06/12/1984 Thurgood Marshall 9
Aloha Airlines, Inc. v. Director Of Taxation 82-585 10/04/1983 11/01/1983 Thurgood Marshall 9
Exxon Corp. v. Hunt 84-978 12/09/1985 03/10/1986 Thurgood Marshall 7-1
Adams Fruit Co. v. Barrett 88-2035 01/17/1990 03/21/1990 Thurgood Marshall 9
Mansell v. Mansell 87-201 01/10/1989 05/30/1989 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Shell Oil Co. v. Iowa Dept. Of Revenue 87-984 10/04/1988 11/08/1988 Thurgood Marshall 9
Aronson v. Quick Point Pencil Co. 77-1413 12/06/1978 02/28/1979 Warren E. Burger 9
Kewanee Oil Co. v. Bicron Corp. 73-187 01/09/1974 05/13/1974 Warren E. Burger 6-2
Xerox Corp. v. County Of Harris 81-1489 11/10/1982 12/13/1982 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Southland Corp. v. Keating 82-500 10/04/1983 01/23/1984 Warren E. Burger 6-3
First National Bank v. Dickinson 19 10/16/1969 12/09/1969 Warren E. Burger 6-2