High Court To Weigh Challenges To State Tax Law

Law360, New York (November 2, 2009, 6:47 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a dispute involving natural gas providers and the state of Ohio in order to determine whether either the Tax Injunction Act or general principles of comity should bar the action from proceeding in federal court, in light of certain precedential rulings potentially to the contrary.

On Monday, the court granted the petition for a writ of certiorari filed by Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, who is appealing a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth...
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