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US Supreme Court to hear tax incentive, campaign finance cases

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari Tuesday in several cases, including a review of how states use tax incentives to attract companies that will create jobs in their regions. In DaimlerChrysler Corp. v. Cuno, the Court will consider an appeal of ruling [PDF text] from the Sixth Circuit that Ohio's investment tax credit program is unconstitutional. AP has more. Also among the cases the Court agreed to hear is Vermont Republican State Committee v. Sorrell, where the Court has been asked to overturn [JURIST report] a federal appeals court ruling that upheld Vermont's 1998 campaign finance law limiting spending in all state races. AP has more. Read the Court's full Order List [PDF].

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