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El Paso County, Texas v. Trump

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-298 W.D. Tex. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the executive branch’s expenditure of $2.5 billion on border-wall construction violates the Consolidated Appropriations Act and thus the Constitution's appropriations clause; and (2) whether the Department of Defense’s transfer of $2.5 billion between agency appropriations accounts violates Section 8005 of the DOD Appropriations Act and thus the Constitution's appropriations clause.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 02 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due October 8, 2020)
 
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