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Trump v. City of San Jose, California

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-561 N.D. Cal. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the relief entered — a three-judge district court declared that the president's memorandum, which instructed the secretary of the Department of Commerce to include within his census report information enabling the president to implement a policy decision to exclude people living in the country illegally from the base population number for congressional apportionment, was unlawful and enjoined the secretary from including the information in his report — satisfies the requirements of Article III of the Constitution; and (2) whether the memorandum is a permissible exercise of the president’s discretion under the provisions of law governing congressional apportionment.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 29 2020Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due November 30, 2020)
Nov 09 2020Letter of Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. submitted.
Nov 24 2020Motion For Expedited consideration of the Jurisdictional Statement and Waiver of The 14-day Waiting period for Distribution filed by appellant Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al.
Nov 25 2020Motion of City of San Jose, California, et al. to affirm submitted.
Nov 30 2020Motion of State of California to dismiss or affirm submitted.
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