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McBURNEY, ET AL. v. YOUNG, ET AL.

Docket No.: 12-17
Certiorari Granted: Oct 5 2012
Argued: February 20, 2013
Decided: April 29, 2013

Topics:

Article I, Commerce Clause, Dormant Commerce Clause, EPA, FOIA, Freedom of Information Act, Full Faith and Credit, Privileges and Immunities Clause, patent, property rights

PartyNames: Mark J. McBurney, et al. v. Nathaniel L. Young, Deputy Commissioner and Director, Virginia Division of Child Support Enforcement, et al.
Petitioner: Mark J. McBurney, et al.
Respondent: Nathaniel L. Young, Deputy Commissioner and Director, Virginia Division of Child Support Enforcement, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Citation: 667 F.3d 454
Supreme Court Docket

Mark J. McBurney, et al.
v.
Nathaniel L. Young, Deputy Commissioner and Director, Virginia Division of Child Support Enforcement, et al.
Question Presented:

Under the Privileges and Immunities Clause of Article IV and the dormant Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution, may a state preclude citizens of other states from enjoying the same right of access to public records that the state affords its own citizens?

McBURNEY, ET AL. v. YOUNG, ET AL.
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 20, 2013

Listen to Oral Argument in McBURNEY, ET AL. v. YOUNG, ET AL.
Holding: AFFIRMED
Vote: 9-0

McBURNEY, ET AL. v. YOUNG, ET AL.
Case Documents

1McBURNEY, ET AL. v. YOUNG, ET AL. Oral Argument Transcript (PDF)
2McBURNEY, ET AL. v. YOUNG, ET AL. Oral Argument Audio
3REPLY BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS
4PETITIONERS' REPLY
5BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS
6BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, ET AL., IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
7BRIEF OF PUBLIC JUSTICE, P.C., , AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
8BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
9PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI
10BRIEF AMICI CURIAE OF THE REPORTERS COMMITTEE FOR FREEDOM OF THE PRESS AND 53 MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS, INCLUDING PROMINENT PRINT, BROADCAST, AND ONLINE MEDIA OUTLETS, AS WELL AS LEADING JOURNALISM ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS, IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
11BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. AND ALLIED EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
12BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON (CREW), ET AL., IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
13PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI
14BRIEF IN OPPOSITION
15BRIEF OF RESPONDENTS
16BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ATTORNEYS OF VIRGINIA, INC., VIRGINIA ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES, VIRGINIA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE, AND VIRGINIA SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION SUPPORTING RESPONDENTS
17BRIEF OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF STATE LEGISLATURES, COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS, INTERNATIONAL CITY/COUNTY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION, AND INTERNATIONAL MUNICIPAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENTS
18Slip Opinion in McBURNEY, ET AL. v. YOUNG, ET AL. (Opinion by Justice Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr.)