Docket for 05-204
No. 05-204
Vide 04-10649, 05-254, 05-276, 05-439, 05-460
Title:
League of United Latin American Citizens, et al., Appellants
v.
Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, et al.
Docketed:August 11, 2005
Linked with 05A663
Lower Ct:United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  Case Nos.:(2:03-CV-354)
  Decision Date:June 9, 2005
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 9 2005 Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due September 12, 2005)
Sep 12 2005 Waiver of right of appellees Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, et al. to respond filed.
Oct 13 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 28, 2005.
Oct 31 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 4, 2005.
Nov 7 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 10, 2005.
Nov 18 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 23, 2005.
Nov 28 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2005.
Dec 5 2005 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 9, 2005.
Dec 12 2005 PROBABLE JURISDICTION NOTED The case is consolidated with Nos. 05-254, 05-276, 05-439, and a total of two hours is allotted for oral argument.
Dec 15 2005 The opening briefs of appellants are to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 3 p.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2006. The brief of appellees is to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 3 p.m., Wednesday, February 1, 2006. Reply briefs of appellants, if any, are to be filed with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 3 p.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2006. The cases are set for oral argument at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 1, 2006.
Dec 15 2005 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, March 1, 2006.
Jan 5 2006 Brief amici curiae of University Professors Concerned about Equal Representation for Equal Numbers filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 9 2006 Brief of appellee Charles Soechting in support filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 9 2006 Brief amici curiae of The Reform Institute, Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2006 Brief of appellants League of United Latin American Citizens, et al.filed. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2006 CIRCULATED.
Jan 10 2006 Brief amici curiae of League of Women Voters of the United States, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Center for American Progress filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Professors Gary King, et al. in support of neither party filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2006 Brief amici curiae of Samuel Issacharoff, Burt Neuborne, and Richard H. Pildes filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of law filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2006 Joint appendix filed. (Joint appendix in two volumes) VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 10 2006 Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 17 2006 Motion for divided argument filed by appellants in Nos. 05-254, 05-276, and 05-439. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 17 2006 Motion for divided argument filed by appellants in No. 05-204. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 20 2006 Application (05A663) to file respondents brief on the merits in excess of page limits, submitted to Justice Scalia.
Jan 23 2006 Supplemental letter of applicant received.
Jan 23 2006 Motion for divided argument filed by petitioners GRANTED. The time is to be divided as follows: 40 minutes for appellants in No. 05-276 and 20 minutes for appellants in No. 05-439.
Jan 23 2006 Motion for divided argument filed by appellants in No. 05-204 DENIED.
Jan 24 2006 Application (05A663) to file a consolidated appellees brief in excess of page limits granted by Justice Kennedy. The brief may not exceed 125 pages.
Jan 31 2006 Brief amici curiae of Ron Wilson filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2006 Brief of appellees Tina Benkiser and John DeNoyelles filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2006 Brief of appellees Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2006 Brief amici curiae of Glenn Richardson, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2006 Brief amicus curiae of American Legislative Exchange Council and Free Enterprise Coalition filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2006 Brief amici curiae of Alan Heslop, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2006 Brief amici curiae of Republican National Committee filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2006 Brief amici curiae of Robert Jubelirer filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2006 Brief amici curiae of Utah, Nevada, and Ohio filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2006 Brief amici curiae of United States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 1 2006 Brief amici curiae of Edward Blum, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 7 2006 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.
Feb 21 2006 Record received from U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of Texas (At Marshall). (16 boxes)
Feb 22 2006 Reply of appellant League of United Latin American Citizens filed.
Mar 1 2006 Argued. For appellants in No. 05-276: Paul M. Smith, Washington, D.C. For appellants in No. 05-439: Nina Perales, San Antonio, Tex. For appellees: R. Ted Cruz, Solicitor General, Austin, Tex.; and Gregory G. Garre, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Mar 8 2006 Motion to file a supplemental brief after argument filed by appellee Charles Soechting. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 20 2006 Motion to file a supplemental brief after argument filed by appellee Charles Soechting GRANTED.
Jun 28 2006 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED IN PART, VACATED IN PART, and case REMANDED. Kennedy, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered the opinion of the Court with respect to Parts II-A and III, in which Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg, and Breyer, JJ., joined, an opinion with respect to Parts I and IV, in which Roberts, C. J., and Alito, J., joined, an opinin with respect to Parts II-B and II-C, and an opinion with respect to Part II-D, in which Souter and Ginsburg, JJ., joined. Stevens, J. filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Breyer, J., joined as to Parts I and II. Souter, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Ginsburg, J., joined. Breyer, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part. Roberts, C. J., filed an opinion concurring in part, concurring in the judgment in part, and dissenting in part, in which Alito, J., joined. Scalia, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment in part and dissenting in part, in which Thomas, J., joined, and in which Roberts, C. J., and Alito, J., joined as to Part III.
Jul 31 2006 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Aug 1 2006 Record returned to the U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of Texas.
Aug 15 2006 Acknowledgement of receipt (08/03/06) of judgment from Clerk, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas received.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Appellants:
Rolando L. Rios Milam Building(210) 222-2102
    Counsel of Record115 E. Travis
Suite 1645
San Antonio, TX  78205
Party name: League of United Latin American Citizens, et al., Appellants
 
Paul M. Smith Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
psmith@jenner.com
Party name: Jackson, Appellants
Attorneys for Appellees:
R. Ted Cruz Solicitor General(512) 936-1824
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 12548, MC-059
Austin, TX  78711-2548
Ted.Cruz@aog.state.tx.us
Party name: Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, et al.
 
Michael A. Carvin Jones Day(202) 879-3939
51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20001
macarvin@jonesday.com
Party name: Tina Benkiser and John DeNoyelles
 
Robert M. Long Houdyshell & Long LLP(512) 476-0845
300 West Sixth St., Suite 1840
Austin, TX  78701
Party name: Charles Soechting
 
Richard H. Pildes New York University School of Law(212) 998-6377
Vanderbilt Hall
Washington Square South
New York, NY  10012
pildes@exchange.law.nyu.edu
Party name: Samuel Issacharoff, Burt Neuborne, and Richard H. Pildes
Other:
E. Marshall Braden Baker & Hostetler(202) 861-1500
Suite 1100
1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Alan Heslop, et al.
 
Norman J. Chachkin NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund(212) 965-2200
99 Hudson Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY  10013
Party name: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
 
Paul D. Clement Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
 
Walter Dellinger O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5319
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
wdellinger@omm.com
Party name: Center for American Progress
 
Deborah Goldberg Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law(212) 998-6730
161 Avenue of the Americas
12th Floor
New York, NY  10013
deborah.goldberg@nyu.edu
Party name: Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of law
 
Thomas J. Josefiak Republican National Committee(202) 863-8500
310 First Street, S.E.
Washington, DC  20003
Party name: Republican National Committee
 
John P. Krill Jr. K&L Gates LLP(717) 231-4505
17 North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA  17101
john.krill@klgates.com
Party name: Robert Jubelirer
 
Marguerite Mary Leoni Parrinello Mueller & Naylor (415) 389-6800
591 Redwood Highway
Suite 4000
Mill Valley, CA  94941
Party name: American Legislative Exchange Council and Free Enterprise Coalition
 
Anne W. Lewis Strickland Brockington and Lewis LLP(678) 347-2200
1170 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 2000
Atlanta, GA  30309
Party name: Glenn Richardson, et al.
 
Justin A. Nelson Susman Godfrey LLP(206) 516-3880
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3800
Seattle, WA  98101
jnelson@susmangodfrey.com
Party name: Professors Gary King, et al. in support of neither party
 
David W. Ogden Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6440
1875 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20006
david.ogden@wilmerhale.com
Party name: League of Women Voters of the United States, et al.
 
Daniel R. Ortiz University of Virginia School of Law(434) 924-3127
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA  22903
dro@virginia.edu
Party name: The Reform Institute, Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein
 
Lucas A. Powe Jr. 727 East Dean Keeton Street(512) 232-1345
Austin, TX  787705-3299
Party name: University Professors Concerned about Equal Representation for Equal Numbers
 
Frank M. Reilly 401 West 15th Street, Suite 850(512) 469-7474
Austin, TX  78701
Party name: Edward Blum, et al.
 
Mark L. Shurtleff Attorney General of Utah(801) 538-9600
160 East 300 South, 5th Floor
P.O. Box 142320
Salt Lake City, UT  84114-2320
mshurtleff@utah.gov
Party name: Utah, Nevada, and Ohio
 
S. Shawn Stephens Baker & Hostetler LLP(713) 646-1398
1000 Louisiana, Suite 2000
Houston, TX  77002
sstephens@bakerlaw.com
Party name: Ron Wilson