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City of Austin, Texas v. Paxton

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1441 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, under Ex parte Young, a state official is a proper defendant in a federal declaratory judgment challenge under the supremacy clause to the validity of a self-enforcing state statute, if the official with authority to enforce the statute has not yet overtly threatened enforcement.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 25 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 30, 2020)
Jul 13 2020Waiver of right of respondent Paxton, Att'y Gen. of TX to respond filed.
Aug 05 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Sep 02 2020Response Requested. (Due October 2, 2020)
Sep 10 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 2, 2020 to December 1, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 11 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 1, 2020.
Nov 02 2020Supplemental brief of petitioner City of Austin, Texas filed.
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