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Verizon Maryland Inc. v. Public Service Commission of Maryland

Docket No.: 00-1531
Certiorari Granted: Jun 25 2001
Argued: December 5, 2001
Decided: May 20, 2002
Consolidated with: No. 00-1711

Topics:

47 U.S.C. 251, Federalism, Natural Resources, 11th Amendment, 9 U.S.C. 1, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Article I, Discrimination in Employment, Due Process, Eleventh Amendment, Fair Labor Standards Act, Supremacy Clause, Zoning, immunity from suit, judicial review, patent, sovereign immunity, trademark

PartyNames: Verizon Maryland Inc. v. Public Service Commission of Maryland, et al.
Petitioner: Verizon Maryland Inc.
Respondent: Public Service Commission of Maryland, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Citation: 240 F.3d 279
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Verizon Maryland Inc.
v.
Public Service Commission of Maryland, et al.
535 U.S. 635 (2002)
Question:

Do federal district courts have jurisdiction over a telecommunication carrier's claim that the order of a state utility commission requiring reciprocal compensation for telephone calls to Internet Service Providers violates the Telecommunications Act of 1996?

Verizon Maryland Inc. v. Public Service Commission of Maryland
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 5, 2001

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Verizon Maryland Inc., 0 vote(s) against
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