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Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-1314 D. Ariz. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2014

Issue: (1) Whether the Elections Clause of the United States Constitution and 2 U. S. C. § 2a(c) permit Arizona’s use of a commission to adopt congressional districts; and (2) whether the Arizona Legislature has standing to bring this suit.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 28 2014Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due May 30, 2014)
May 6 2014Waiver of right of appellee Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett to respond filed.
May 8 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 30, 2014.
Jun 30 2014Motion to dismiss or affirm filed by appellee Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission and Commissioners.
Jul 14 2014Reply of appellant Arizona State Legislature, Appellant filed.
Jul 16 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Oct 2 2014Further consideration of the question of jurisdiction is POSTPONED to the hearing of the case on the merits limited to the following questions: 1) Do the Elections Clause of the United States Constitution and 2 U. S. C. §2a(c) permit Arizona’s use of a commission to adopt congressional districts? 2) Does the Arizona Legislature have standing to bring this suit?
Nov 7 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner
Nov 14 2014The time to file the joint appendix and appellant's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 2, 2014.
Nov 14 2014the time to file appellees' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 16, 2015.
 
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