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Petteway v. Galveston County, Texas

Emergency application to vacate stay of injunction denied on December 12, 2023.
Docket No. Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
23A521 TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2023

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should vacate the stay by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit of an injunction that had prevented the use of the Fifth Circuit’s newly drawn electoral map for the election of commissioners in Galveston County, Texas, and reinstated the previously used map.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 08 2023Application (23A521) to vacate stay, submitted to Justice Alito.
Dec 08 2023Response to application (23A521) requested by Justice Alito, due by 10 a.m. (EST) on December 11, 2023.
Dec 11 2023Response to application from respondent Galveston County, Texas, et al. filed.
Dec 11 2023Reply of applicant Terry Petteway, et al. filed.
Dec 12 2023Application (23A521) referred to the Court.
Dec 12 2023Application (23A521) to vacate stay presented to Justice Alito and by him referred to the Court is denied. Justice Sotomayor, Justice Kagan and Justice Jackson dissent. (Detached Opinion)