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General Motors Corp. v. Tracy

Docket No.: 95-1232
Argued: October 7, 1996
Decided: February 18, 1997

Topics:

Article 1, Section 8, Paragraph 3: Interstate Commerce Clause, Economic Activity, State Tax, Article I, Commerce Clause, Dormant Commerce Clause, Equal Protection Clause, Federalism, Natural Resources, disparate treatment, patent, stare decisis

PartyNames: GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION, Petitioner v. Roger W. TRACY, Tax Commissioner of Ohio.
Petitioner: General Motors Corp.
Respondent: Tracy

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF OHIO
Supreme Court Docket

General Motors Corp.
v.
Tracy
519 U.S. 278 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 811136 L.Ed.2d 761 (519 U.S. 2
Question:

Does the State of Ohio's different tax treatment of sales of gas by domestic utilities subject to regulation and sales of gas by other entities violate the Commerce Clause or Equal Protection Clause?

General Motors Corp. v. Tracy
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 07, 1996

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Tracy, 1 vote(s) against

General Motors Corp. v. Tracy
Case Documents

1Opinion in General Motors Corp. v. Tracy
2Opinion in General Motors Corp. v. Tracy
Additional documents for this case are pending review.