Docket No.: 02-695 Topics:
Certiorari Granted: Jan 17 2003
Argued: April 29, 2003
Decided: June 9, 2003
Equal Protection, Economic Activity, Article I, Commerce Clause, Dormant Commerce Clause, Equal Protection Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, antitrust, judicial review, sex discrimination
PartyNames: Michael Fitzgerald, Treasurer of Iowa v. Racing Association of Central Iowa, et al.
Petitioner: Michael Fitzgerald, Treasurer of Iowa
Respondent: Racing Association of Central Iowa, et al.
Court Below: Supreme Court of Iowa
Citation: Supreme Court of Iowa, 648 N.W.2d 555. QUESTION PRESENTED FOR REVIEW Can the State of Iowa tax the revenue from slot machines at parimutuel racetracksand the revenue from all casino games on riverboats, including slot machines, at different rates without violating the Equal Protection Clause? CERT. GRANTED: 1/17/03 Expedited briefing schedule.
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