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Docket for 13-553
No. 13-553
Title:
Alabama Department of Revenue, et al., Petitioners
v.
CSX Transportation, Inc.
Docketed:November 1, 2013
Linked with 13A275
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(12-14611)
  Decision Date:July 1, 2013
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 13 2013 Application (13A275) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 29, 2013 to October 30, 2013, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Sep 19 2013 Application (13A275) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until October 30, 2013.
Oct 30 2013 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 2, 2013)
Nov 13 2013 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 16, 2013.
Nov 27 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Multistate Tax Commission filed.
Dec 2 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Trucking Associations, Inc. filed.
Dec 16 2013 Brief of respondent CSX Transportation, Inc. in opposition filed.
Dec 30 2013 Reply of petitioners Alabama Department of Revenue, et al. filed.
Dec 31 2013 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 17, 2014.
Jan 21 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 24, 2014.
Jan 27 2014 The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 27 2014 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 3 2014 Supplemental brief of petitioners Alabama Department of Revenue, et al. filed.
Jun 9 2014 Supplemental brief of respondent CSX Transportation, Inc. filed.
Jun 10 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2014.
Jun 30 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 30, 2014.
Jul 1 2014 Petition GRANTED. In addition to the question presented by the petition, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following question: Whether, in resolving a claim of unlawful tax discrimination under 49 U.S.C. �11501(b)(4), a court should consider other aspects of the State's tax scheme rather than focusing solely on the challenged tax provision.
Jul 10 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jul 10 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Jul 25 2014 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 9, 2014.
Jul 25 2014 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 29, 2014.
Sep 4 2014 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.
Sep 9 2014 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Sep 9 2014 Brief of petitioners Alabama Department of Revenue, et al. filed.
Sep 16 2014 Brief amicus curiae of the United States in support of neither party filed.
Sep 16 2014 Brief amicus curiae of American Trucking Associations, Inc. filed.
Sep 16 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Multistate Tax Commission filed.
Sep 16 2014 Brief amici curiae of Alabama Cities and Counties, City of Mobile, et al. filed.
Sep 16 2014 Brief amici curiae of States of Tennessee, et al. filed.
Sep 16 2014 Brief amici curiae of State & Local Government Organizations filed.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Andrew L. Brasher Deputy Solicitor General(334) 242-7300
    Counsel of Record Office of Alabama Attorney General
501 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36130
abrasher@ago.state.al.us
Party name: Alabama Department of Revenue, et al.
Attorneys for Respondent:
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.
 
James Wylie McBride Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC(202) 508-3400
920 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC  20004
jmcbride@bakerdonelson.com
Party name: CSX Transportation, Inc.
Other:
Helen Hecht Multistate Tax Commission(202) 650-0300
444 North Capitol St., N.W., Suite 425
washington, DC  20001
hhecht@mtc.gov
Party name: Multistate Tax Commission
 
Florence A. Kessler City of Mobile Legal Department(251) 208-7416
P. O. Box 1827
Mobile, AL  36633-1827
fkessler@cityofmobile.org
Party name: Alabama Cities and Counties, City of Mobile, et al.
 
Richard Pianka American Trucking Associations, Inc.(703)-838-1889
950 N. Glebe Road Suite 210
Arlington, VA  22203
rpianka@trucking.org
Party name: American Trucking Associations, Inc.
 
Sarah M. Shalf Emory Law School (404) 712-4652
Supreme Court Advocacy Project
1301 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA  30322
sarah.shalf@emory.edu
Party name: State & Local Government Organizations
 
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
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: the United States in support of neither party
 
Joseph F. Whalen Acting Solicitor General(615) 741-3499
Office of the Attorney General
425 Fifth Ave. North
Nashville, TN  37243
joe.whalen@ag.tn.gov
Party name: States of Tennessee, et al.
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