Does a federal law generally prohibiting the state and local regulation of motor carriers contain a “market participant” exception permitting a municipality to take action that conflicts with the federal statute’s express preemption clause?
American Trucking Associations v. Los Angeles, No. 11-798. Certiorari granted: Jan. 11, 2013. Ruling below: 660 F.3d 384 (9th Cir. 2011).
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