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