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Texas Democratic Party v. Abbott

Appeal dismissed for want of jurisdiction on January 16, 2018

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-680 W.D. Tex. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether partisan gerrymandering claims are justiciable; and (2) whether the district court erred by dismissing appellants’ partisan gerrymandering claims without discovery and an evidentiary record.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 06 2017Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due December 8, 2017)
Nov 06 2017Appendix of appellants filed.
Dec 08 2017Motion to dismiss or affirm filed by appellees Greg Abbott, In His Official Capacity as Governor of Texas, et al.
Dec 19 2017Reply of appellants Texas Democratic Party, et al. filed.
Dec 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2018.
Jan 08 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2018.
Jan 16 2018Appeal dismissed for want of jurisdiction.
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