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Docket for 09-520
No. 09-520
Title:
CSX Transportation, Inc., Petitioner
v.
Alabama Department of Revenue, et al.
Docketed:October 30, 2009
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(09-10772)
  Decision Date:September 1, 2009
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Oct 28 2009 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 30, 2009)
Nov 23 2009 Waiver of right of respondents Alabama Department of Revenue, et al. to respond filed.
Dec 9 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 8, 2010.
Dec 15 2009 Response Requested . (Due January 14, 2010)
Jan 13 2010 Brief of respondents Alabama Department of Revenue, et al. in opposition filed.
Jan 25 2010 Reply of petitioner CSX Transportation, Inc. filed.
Jan 27 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 19, 2010.
Feb 22 2010 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 14 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
May 24 2010 Reply of petitioner CSX Transportation, Inc. to brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.
May 24 2010 Supplemental brief of respondents Alabama Department of Revenue, et al. filed. (Distributed)
May 25 2010 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 10, 2010.
Jun 14 2010 Petition GRANTED limited to the following question: "Whether a State's exemptions of rail carrier competitors, but not rail carriers, from generally applicable sales and use taxes on fuel subject the taxes to challenge under 49 U. S. C. �11501(b)(4) as 'another tax that discriminates against a rail carrier.'"
Jun 22 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jun 30 2010 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Jul 1 2010 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 12, 2010.
Jul 1 2010 The time within which to file respondents' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 27, 2010.
Aug 12 2010 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received).
Aug 12 2010 Brief of petitioner CSX Transportation, Inc. filed.
Aug 19 2010 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Aug 19 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Railroads filed. (Distributed)
Aug 19 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Council on State Taxation filed. (Distributed)
Aug 19 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Tax Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Aug 20 2010 CIRCULATED.
Aug 24 2010 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, November 10, 2010.
Aug 30 2010 Record for U.S.C.A. for 11th Circuit is electronic and available on PACER.
Aug 30 2010 Record for U.S.D.C. for the district of Alabama is electronic and available on PACER.
Sep 21 2010 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Sep 27 2010 Brief of respondents Alabama Department of Revenue filed. (Distributed)
Sep 30 2010 Brief amicus curiae of American Trucking Associations, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 4 2010 Brief amicus curiae of Multistate Tax Commission filed. (Distributed)
Oct 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Alabama Education Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 4 2010 Brief amici curiae of Washington, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 20 2010 Reply of petitioner CSX Transportation, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 29 2010 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 10 2010 Argued. For petitioner: Carter G. Phillips, Washington, D. C.; and Melissa A. Sherry, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: Corey L. Maze, Solicitor General, Montgomery, Ala.
Feb 22 2011 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia, Kennedy, Breyer, Alito, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Thomas, J. filed a dissenting opinion, in which Ginsburg, J., joined.
Mar 28 2011 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
    Counsel of Record1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: CSX Transportation, Inc.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Corey L. Maze Solicitor General(334) 353-4336
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
500 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36130
cmaze@ago.state.al.us
Party name: Alabama Department of Revenue
Other:
Betty Jo Christian Steptoe & Johnson LLP(202) 429-3000
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
bchristian@steptoe.com
Party name: Association of American Railroads
 
Donald F. Cofer 7141 Cleanwater Drive SW(360) 753-5528
Olympia, WA  98504-0123
Party name: Washington, et al.
 
Robert Digges Jr. American Trucking Associations, Inc.(703) 838-1700
950 Glebe Road, Ste. 210
Alexandria, VA  22203
rdigges@trucking.org
Party name: American Trucking Associations, Inc.
 
Neal Kumar Katyal Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ
Party name: United States
 
Susan E. Kennedy Alabama Education Association(334) 834-9790
422 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36104
Susan.Kennedy@alaedu.org
Party name: Alabama Education Association, et al.
 
Todd A. Lard Council on State Taxation(202) 484-5222
122 C Street, N.W., Suite 330
Washington, DC  20001
tlard@cost.org
Party name: Council on State Taxation
 
James N. Markels Jackson & Campbell PC(202) 457-1600
120 Twentieth St., N.W.
South Tower, Third Floor
Washington, DC  20036
jmarkels@jackscamp.com
Party name: Tax Foundation
 
Melissa Arbus Sherry Assistant to the Solicitor General(202)-637-2355
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Alabama Department of Revenue, et al.
 
Shirley K. Sicilian Multistate Tax Commission(202) 624-8699
444 North Capitol St., N.W.
Suite 425
Washington, DC  20001-1538
ssicilian@mtc.gov
Party name: Multistate Tax Commission
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