July 1, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
The US Supreme Court on Monday denied a petition for certiorari in an appeal from the US Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit decision that California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard does not violate the Dormant Commerce Clause. The regulation requires reduction of carbon emissions for fuels. Emissions ...[read more]
September 19, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Wednesday that California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard does not violate the Dormant Commerce Clause. The regulation requires reduction of carbon emissions for fuels. Emissions are measured by a "lifecycle analysis," which includes production and ...[read more]
September 24, 2010
by Drew Singer
The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a state ban on online gambling is constitutional. Washington resident Lee Rousso gambled online in the past and wanted to continue doing so, arguing that a new statewide ban on online gambling violates the Dormant Commerce Clause, an implication in ...[read more]
March 1, 2008
by Kiely Lewandowski
The Supreme Court of Virginia on Friday upheld the nation's first felony conviction for computer spamming, rejecting admitted spammer Jeremy Jaynes' appeal of a lower court ruling that Virginia's anti-spamming statute does not violate the First Amendment or the so-called dormant Commerce... ...[read more]
January 27, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
A federal judge in Nebraska ruled Friday that the state cannot enforce a 25-year old ban on corporate farming while it appeals a US Eighth Circuit Court of Appeal decision ruling the ban unconstitutional. As anticipated, Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning appealed the ruling to the US Supreme ...[read more]
December 14, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled Wednesday that a 1982 ban on corporate farming in Nebraska is unconstitutional because it violates the dormant commerce clause. The federal appeals court upheld a lower court decision, which was appealed by the state attorney general. As ...[read more]
September 6, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
The Court of Appeals of Virginia, the state's second-highest court, upheld the nation's first felony conviction for computer spamming on Tuesday, ruling that Virginia's anti-spamming statute does not violate the First Amendment or the so-called Dormant Commerce Clause, and is not uncons... ...[read more]

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