Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado

Pending petition
Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22o141 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether New Mexico is in violation of the Rio Grande Compact and the Rio Grande Project Act, which apportion water to Rio Grande Project beneficiaries.

DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 8 2013Motion for leave to file a bill of complaint filed. (Response due March 11, 2013)
Mar 11 2013Brief amicus curiae of Hudspeth County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1 filed.
Mar 11 2013Brief amicus curiae of El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1 filed.
Mar 11 2013Brief of respondent Colorado in opposition filed.
Mar 11 2013Brief amicus curiae of City of El Paso, Texas filed.
Mar 11 2013Brief of respondent New Mexico in opposition filed.
Mar 11 2013Brief amicus curiae of City of Las Cruces filed.
Mar 22 2013Reply of petitioner Texas, filed.
Mar 27 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 12, 2013.
Apr 15 2013The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
Dec 10 2013Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Dec 31 2013Supplemental brief of respondent New Mexico filed.
Dec 31 2013Supplemental brief of respondent Colorado filed.
Jan 7 2014Motion for leave to file supplemental brief and supplemental brief in response to New Mexico's supplemental brief filed by petitioner Texas, Plaintiff.
Jan 8 2014Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 24, 2014.
Jan 27 2014Motion for leave to file a bill of complaint is GRANTED. Motion for leave to file supplemental brief is GRANTED. New Mexico is allowed 60 days within which to file a motion to dismiss, in the nature of a motion under Rule 12(b)(6), Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Plaintiff is allowed 45 days to file a response to the motion. A reply, if any, shall be filed within 15 days after the response is filed.
Feb 27 2014Motion for leave to intervene filed by United States.
Mar 10 2014Order extending time to file the Motion to Dismiss the Bill of Complaint filed by Texas to a date 30 days after the Court issues an order on the Motion for Leave to Intervene filed by the United States. Extension granted for all Respondents.
Mar 10 2014Response in support of motion of the United States for leave to intervene as a plaintiff from petitioner Texas, Plaintiff filed. (Distributed)
Mar 10 2014Response to motion of the United States for leave to intervene as a plaintiff, from respondent New Mexico filed. (Distributed)
Mar 12 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 28, 2014.
Mar 14 2014Reply of United States in support of motion to intervene filed. (Distributed)
Mar 31 2014Motion for leave to intervene filed by United States GRANTED.
Apr 30 2014Motion to dismiss Texas' Complaint and the United States' Complaint in Intervention filed by respondent New Mexico.
Apr 30 2014Brief amicus curiae of City of Las Cruces filed.
May 8 2014Lodging Request received from Counsel for New Mexico.
Jun 16 2014Brief for the United States in opposition to New Mexico's Motion to Dismiss Texas's Complaint and the United States' Complaint in Intervention filed.
Jun 16 2014Texas's Brief in Response to New Mexico's Motion to Dismiss Texas's Complaint and the United States' Complaint in Intervention filed.
Jun 16 2014Brief amicus curiae of City of El Paso, Texas filed.
Jun 16 2014Lodging request received from the City of El Paso, Texas
Jun 16 2014Brief amicus curiae of Hudspeth County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1 filed.
Jun 16 2014Brief amicus curiae of El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1 filed.
Jun 17 2014Objection to New Mexico's Lodging Request filed by Counsel for Texas.
Jul 1 2014Reply of respondent New Mexico filed.
Jul 9 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
 
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