Docket for 11-715
No. 11-715
Vide 11-713, 11-714
Title:
Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, et al., Appellants
v.
Shannon Perez, et al.
Docketed:December 12, 2011
Linked with 11A536
Lower Ct:United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  Case Nos.:(5:11-cv-360)
  Decision Date:November 26, 2011
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Nov 30 2011 Application (11A536) for a stay pending appeal, submitted to Justice Scalia.
Dec 1 2011 Response to application (11A536) requested by Justice Scalia, due Monday, December 5, 2011, by 10 a.m. EST.
Dec 1 2011 Response to application from respondent The Texas Democratic Party, et al. filed. VIDED
Dec 5 2011 Response to application from respondent Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force, et al. filed.
Dec 5 2011 Response to application from respondent Rodriguez Respondents, et al. filed.
Dec 5 2011 Reply of applicant Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, et al. filed.
Dec 9 2011 Application (11A536) referred to the Court.
Dec 9 2011 Application (11A536) granted by the Court. The applications (11A520, 11A521, and 11A536) for stay presented to Justice Scalia and by him referred to the Court are granted, and it is ordered that the orders issued by the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas on November 23, 2011, in case Nos. 5:11-CV-360, and 5:11-CV-788, and the order of November 26, 2011, in case No. 5:11-CV-360, are hereby stayed pending further order of the Court. In addition, the applications for stay are treated as jurisdictional statements, and in each case probable jurisdiction is noted. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. The briefs of appellants and appellees, not to exceed 15,000 words, are to be filed simultaneously with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 2 p.m., Wednesday, December 21, 2011. Reply briefs, not to exceed 15,000 words, are to be filed simultaneously with the Clerk and served upon opposing counsel on or before 2 p.m., Tuesday, January 3, 2012. The cases are set for oral argument on Monday, January 9, 2012, at 1 p.m.
Dec 9 2011 Statement as to jurisdiction filed.
Dec 9 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, January 9, 2012
Dec 9 2011 PROBABLE JURISDICTION NOTED. VIDED
Dec 12 2011 Briefs of amicus curiae are to be submitted in compliance with Rule 37.3. VIDED
Dec 16 2011 Record from U.S.D.C. for Western District of Texas is electronic.
Dec 16 2011 Motion for divided argument filed by appellees Wendy Davis, et al. VIDED.
Dec 19 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party received from counsel for Wendy Davis, et al. VIDED
Dec 19 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for Texas State Conference of the NAACP, et al. VIDED
Dec 19 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force, et al. VIDED
Dec 19 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for Rodriguez, et al. VIDED
Dec 20 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for appellants Perry, et al. VIDED
Dec 21 2011 Brief of appellees Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 21 2011 Brief of appellees Eddie Rodriguez, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 21 2011 Brief of appellees Wendy Davis, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 21 2011 Brief of appellees Texas State Conference of the NAACP, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 21 2011 Brief of appellants Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 21 2011 Joint appendix filed (5 volumes). VIDED. (Distributed) (Statement of costs filed)
Dec 22 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Congresspeople. VIDED
Dec 28 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Congressman Canseco filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 28 2011 Brief amicus curiae of United States (supporting affirmance in part and vacatur in part) VIDED filed.(Distributed)
Dec 28 2011 Brief amici curiae of Alabama, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 28 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Edward Chen and the Project on Fair Representation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 28 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 28 2011 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Dec 29 2011 Motion for enlargement of time for oral argument, for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, and for divided argument filed by the Solicitor General. VIDED.
Dec 30 2011 Motion for enlargement of time for oral argument, for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, and for divided argument GRANTED The time is to be divided as follows: 30 minutes for the appellants, 30 minutes for the appellees, and 10 minutes for the Solicitor General as amicus curiae. VIDED.
Dec 30 2011 Motion for divided argument filed by appellees Wendy Davis, et al. DENIED. VIDED.
Jan 3 2012 Reply of appellees Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 3 2012 Reply of appellees Texas State Conference of the NAACP, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 3 2012 Reply of appellees Eddie Rodriguez, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 3 2012 Reply of appellees Wendy Davis, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 3 2012 Reply of appellants Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 3 2012 Supplemental joint appendix (1 vol.) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 9 2012 Argued. For appellants: Paul D. Clement, Washington, D. C. For United States, as amicus curiae: Sri Srinivsan, Principal Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For appellees: Jose Garza, San Antonio, Tex.
Jan 20 2012 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED Thomas, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Opinion per curiam.
Jan 20 2012 Opinion of Court ordering judgment to issue forthwith.
Jan 20 2012 JUDGMENT ISSUED forthwith.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Appellants:
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
    Counsel of Record1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, et al.
Attorneys for Appellees:
Chad W. Dunn Brazil & Dunn(281)-580-6310
    Counsel of Record4201 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Suite 530
Houston, TX  77068
chad@brazilanddunn.com
Party name: Texas Democratic Party, et al.
 
Anita S. Earls Southern Coalition for Social Justice(919) 323-3380
    Counsel of Record1415 W. Highway 54
Suite 101
Durham, NC  27707
anita@sourthercoalition.org
Party name: Texas State Conference of the NAACP, et al.
 
Renea Hicks Law Office of Renea Hicks(512) 480-8231
    Counsel of Record101 West 6th Street, Suite 504
Austin, TX  78701
rhicks@renea-hicks.com
Party name: Eddie Rodriguez, et al.
 
Gary L. Bledsoe Bledsoe & Associates(512) 322-9992
316 West 12th Street
Suite 307
Austin, TX  78701
garybledsoe@sbcglobal.net
Party name: Shannon Perez, et al.
 
Jose Garza Law Office of Jose Garza(210) 392-2856
7414 Robin Rest Dr.
San Antonio, TX  78209
garzpalm@aol.com
Party name: Mexican American Legislative Caucus, et al.
 
Chris K. Gober Gober Hilgers PLLC(214) 842-6829
2101 Cedar Springs Rd., Suite 1050
Dallas, TN  78205
gober@goberhilgers.com
Party name: Congressman Canseco
 
Nina Perales Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund(210) 224-5476
110 Broadway, Suite 300
San Antonio, TX  78205
nperales@maldef.org
Party name: Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force, et al.
 
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: Wendy Davis, et al.
Other:
Andrew L. Brasher Deputy Solicitor General(334) 353-2609
Office of Alabama Attorney General
501 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36130
abrasher@ago.state.al.us
Party name: Alabama, et al.
 
William S. Consovoy Wiley Rein LLP(202) 719-7000
1776 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
wconsovoy@wileyrein.com
Party name: Edward Chen and the Project on Fair Representation
 
Lawrence J. Joseph 1250 Connecticut Ave., NW(202) 355-9452
Suite 200
Washington, DC  20036
lj@larryjoseph.com
Party name: Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc.
 
Ilya Shapiro Cato Institute(202) 842-0200
1000 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
ishapiro@cato.org
Party name: Cato Institute
 
Sri Srinivasan O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
ssrinivasan@omm.com
Party name: Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, et al., Appellants v. Shannon Perez, et al.
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States (supporting affirmance in part and vacatur in part)