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AT&T v. Central Office Telephone, Inc.

Docket No.: 97-679
Argued: March 23, 1998
Decided: June 15, 1998

Topics:

Communication Act of 1934, Federalism, Federal Preemption of State Regulation, Robinson-Patman Act, preemption

Petitioner: AT&T
Respondent: Central Office Telephone, Inc.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 108 F.3d 981
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


524 U.S. 214 (1998)
Question:

Do the federally filed tariff requirements of section 203 of the Communications Act of 1934 pre-empt state-law claims?

AT&T v. Central Office Telephone, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 23, 1998

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for AT&T, 1 vote(s) against
Recused: JUSTICE O'CONNO

AT&T v. Central Office Telephone, Inc.
Case Documents

1Opinion in AT&T v. Central Office Telephone, Inc.
2Opinion in AT&T v. Central Office Telephone, Inc.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.