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Case: MeadWestvaco Corp. v. Illinois Dep't of Revenue
Subject(s): taxation, taxing out-of-state corporations, Allied-Signal
Appealed from: Appellate Court of Illinois

Docket No: 06-1413
Decision Rendered: No
Decision: None

Question(s) presented:

Holding of appellate court: Mead attempted to establish at trial that Lexis was a company investment, and was not an operational component of its business subject to Illinois taxes. The trial court disagreed, and the Illinois Appellate Court affirmed.

Date of Oral Arguments Your Prediction Your Prediction by Justice Update
Affirm Reverse Vacate Justice Affirm Reverse Vacate
Jan 16, 2008 Alito
Breyer
Ginsburg
Kennedy
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Souter
Stevens
Thomas