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United States v. Locke

Docket No.: 98-1701
Argued: December 7, 1999
Decided: March 6, 2000
Consolidated with: No. 98-1706

Topics:

46 U.S.C. 3703, Federalism, Federal Preemption of State Regulation, Commerce Clause, Internal Revenue Code, Supremacy Clause

PartyNames: Syllabus NOTE: Where it is feasible, a syllabus (headnote) will be released, as is being done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued. The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has been prepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader. See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U.S. 321, 337.
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Locke

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 148 F.3d 1053
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
Locke
529 U.S. 89 (2000)
Other Citations: 120 S.Ct. 1135146 L.Ed.2d 69 (529 U.S. 8
Question:

Are the State of Washington's maritime regulations on tanker design, equipment, reporting, and operating requirements pre-empted by federal law?

United States v. Locke
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 07, 1999

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against

United States v. Locke
Case Documents

1Opinion in United States v. Locke
2Opinion in United States v. Locke
Additional documents for this case are pending review.