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United States v. Texas

Application to vacate stay of preliminary injunction is deferred pending oral argument.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21A85 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should vacate the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit's stay of the district court's preliminary injunction that blocked enforcement of Texas Senate Bill 8.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 18 2021Application (21A85) to vacate stay, submitted to Justice Alito.
Oct 18 2021Response to application (21A85) requested by Justice Alito, due Thursday, October 21, by noon ET.
Oct 18 2021Motion for leave to file amici brief and motion for leave to file brief in compliance with Rule 33.2 filed by Massachusetts, et al.
Oct 18 2021Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services, et al.
Oct 19 2021Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, and Civil Procedure Scholars.
Oct 19 2021Motion for leave to file amici brief and motion for leave to file brief in compliance with Rule 33.2 filed by Medical Organizations.
Oct 19 2021Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Constitutional Accountability Center.
Oct 19 2021Motion for leave to file amici curiae brief filed by Current and Former Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Leaders, et al.
Oct 19 2021Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Legal Scholars Leah Litman, et al.
Oct 20 2021Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Texas Medical Association.
Oct 20 2021Motion for leave to file amici brief and motion for leave to file brief in compliance with Rule 33.2 filed by Human Coalition, et al.
Oct 21 2021Response to application from respondent Texas filed.
Oct 21 2021Response to application from Erick Graham, et al. filed.
Oct 21 2021Motion for leave to file amici brief and motion for leave to file brief in compliance with Rule 33.2 filed by Indiana, et al.
Oct 22 2021Reply of applicant United States filed.
Oct 22 2021Application (21A85) referred to the Court.
Oct 22 2021Consideration of the application (21A85) to vacate stay presented to Justice Alito and by him referred to the Court is deferred pending oral argument. Justice Sotomayor, concurring in part and dissenting in part. (Detached opinion)
Oct 27 2021Main document of The Rogers Group not accepted for filing. (October 29, 2021)
Oct 28 2021Amicus of The Rogers Group not accepted for filing. (October 29, 2021)