Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Lepak v. City of Irving

Petition for certiorari denied on April 1, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-777 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether a city violates the “one-person, one-vote” principle of the Fourteenth Amendment when it creates city council districts that, while roughly equal in total population, are grossly malapportioned with regard to eligible voters.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 21 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 28, 2013)
Jan 7 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 28, 2013, for all respondents.
Jan 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Jan 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Jan 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief of respondent City of Irving, Texas filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief of respondents Robert Moon, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 12 2013Reply of petitioner Keith A. Lepak, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 13 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 29, 2013.
Apr 1 2013Petition DENIED.
Term Snapshot