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Argued on Behalf of Sears, Roebuck & Co. Before U.S. Supreme Court

Argued before the United States Supreme Court on behalf of Sears, Roebuck & Co. against the California Franchise Tax Board in a case involving the constitutionality under the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution of a personal property tax exemption created by the state of California to attract business to this state. The case ended in a 4-4 deadlocked vote.