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Hegar v. Texas Entertainment Association, Inc.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1258 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, under the Tax Injunction Act, a state revenue measure is a tax if it raises public revenue, notwithstanding a regulatory purpose, as three circuits would hold; if the measure lacks corresponding administrative benefits, as eight circuits would hold; or only if it serves no regulatory purpose at all, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has held.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 15 2021Application (21A242) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 10, 2022 to March 14, 2022, submitted to Justice Alito.
Dec 17 2021Application (21A242) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until March 14, 2022.
Mar 14 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 15, 2022)
Mar 18 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 15, 2022 to May 16, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 21 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 16, 2022.
Apr 13 2022Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Texas Association Against Sexual Assault.
Apr 15 2022Motion of Multistate Tax Commission and Federation of Tax Administrators for leave to file amicus brief not accepted for filing. (April 19, 2022)
Apr 15 2022Amicus brief of Multistate Tax Commission and Federation of Tax Administrators not accepted for filing. (April 19, 2022)
Apr 15 2022Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Multistate Tax Commission and Federation of Tax Administrators.
May 13 2022Brief of respondent Texas Entertainment Association, Inc. in opposition filed.
May 17 2022Rule 29.6 Statement filed with respect to brief in opposition of respondent Texas Entertainment Association. filed.