Decided

No. 14-940

Sue Evenwel, et al., Appellants v. Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, et al.

from the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED

Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Ginsburg, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Thomas, J., joined except as to Part III-B.

Argued. For appellants: William S. Consovoy, Arlington, Va. For appellees: Scott A. Keller, Solicitor General, Austin, Tex.; and Ian H. Gershengorn, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)

CIRCULATED

Record received from the U.S.D.C. Western District of Texas is electronic.

Reply of appellants Sue Evenwel, et al. filed.

Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.

Record requested from the U.S.D.C. Western District of Texas.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Brief amicus curiae of Harris County, Texas filed.

Brief amici curiae of City of Los Angeles, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of New York, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Democratic National Committee filed.

Brief amici curiae of Children's Defense Fund, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Hispanic National Bar Association, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The City of New York filed.

Brief amici curiae of Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE), et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Carl E. Heastie in His Official Capacity as Speaker of the New York State Assembly filed.

Brief amici curiae of Texas Senators filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.

Brief amici curiae of Hawaii Reapportionment Case Plaintiffs (David P. Brostrom, Andrew Walden) filed.

Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed.

Brief amici curiae of Former Directors of the U.S. Census Bureau filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Brennan Center for Justice at N.Y.U. School of Law filed.

Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, et al. filed.

Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed.

Brief amici curiae of Nathaniel Persily, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Texas Senate Hispanic Caucus, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Common Cause filed.

Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Texas filed.

Brief of appellees Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, et al. filed.

Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners GRANTED.

Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc., et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Project 21 filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Tennessee State Legislators and The Judicial Education Project filed.

Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and Reason Foundation filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.

Brief amici curiae of Demographers Peter A. Morrison, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Immigration Reform Law Institute filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Yakima, Washington filed.

Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.

Brief of appellants Sue Evenwel, et al. filed.

Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by appellants Sue Evenwel, et al.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from appellants Sue Evenwel and Edward Pfenninger.

Consent to the fiing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the appellees.

The time to file appellees' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 18, 2015.

The time to file the joint appendix and appellants' brief on the merits is extended to and including July 31, 2015.

PROBABLE JURISDICTION NOTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 21, 2015.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 14, 2015.

Reply of appellants Sue Evenwel, et al., Appellants filed. (Distributed)

Motion to dismiss or affirm filed by appellees Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, et al.

Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc., et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.

Brief amici curiae of Tennessee State Legislators and The Judicial Education Project filed.

Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents

Order extending time to file response to jurisdictional statement to and including April 6, 2015.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for Sue Evenwel, and Edward Pfenninger.

Supplemental Appendix of Sue Evenwel, et al., Appellants filed.

Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due March 6, 2015)

Parties

Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, et al., Appellant, represented by Scott A. Keller

Sue Evenwel, et al., Appellant, represented by William S. Consovoy

Amici Curiae

American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Texas, Amicus Curiae, represented by Sean J. Young

American Civil Rights Union, Amicus Curiae, represented by Peter J. Ferrara

American Civil Rights Union, Amicus Curiae, represented by Kaylan Lytle Phillips

Carl E. Heastie in His Official Capacity as Speaker of the New York State Assembly, Amicus Curiae, represented by C. Daniel Chill

Cato Institute and Reason Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ilya Shapiro

Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, Amicus Curiae, represented by John C. Eastman

Children's Defense Fund, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by David R. Carpenter

City of Los Angeles, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Gregory L. Diskant

Common Cause, Amicus Curiae, represented by Emmet J. Bondurant

Constitutional Accountability Center, Amicus Curiae, represented by Elizabeth B. Wydra

Democratic National Committee, Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert F. Bauer

Demographers Peter A. Morrison, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Bradley A. Benbrook

Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE), et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Brenda Wright

Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Lawrence J. Joseph

Former Directors of the U.S. Census Bureau, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jessica Ring Amunson

Harris County, Texas, Amicus Curiae, represented by C. Robert Heath

Hawaii Reapportionment Case Plaintiffs (David P. Brostrom, Andrew Walden), Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert H. Thomas

Hispanic National Bar Association, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Peter Karanjia

Immigration Reform Law Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by Dale L. Wilcox

Judicial Watch, Inc., et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert D. Popper

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by G. Eric Brunstad Jr.

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Matthew Michael Hoffman

Mountain States Legal Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Steven J. Lechner

NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Walter Dellinger

Nathaniel Persily, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Nathaniel Persily

New York, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Barbara D. Underwood

Project 21, Amicus Curiae, represented by David B. Rivkin Jr.

Southeastern Legal Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Shannon Lee Goessling

Tennessee State Legislators and The Judicial Education Project, Amicus Curiae, represented by John J. Park Jr.

Texas Senate Hispanic Caucus, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Nina Perales

Texas Senators, Amicus Curiae, represented by Chad W. Dunn

The Brennan Center for Justice at N.Y.U. School of Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by Sidney S. Rosdeitcher

The City of New York, Amicus Curiae, represented by Zachary W. Carter

the United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Donald B. Verrilli Jr.

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ian Heath Gershengorn

Yakima, Washington, Amicus Curiae, represented by Francis S. Floyd

 
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