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Docket for 13-1371
No. 13-1371
Title:
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al., Petitioners
v.
The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., et al.
Docketed:May 16, 2014
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(12-11211, 13-10306)
  Decision Date:March 24, 2014
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 13 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 16, 2014)
Jun 2 2014 Brief of respondent Frazier Revitalization Inc. in support filed.
Jun 4 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jun 6 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from the respondent Frazier Revitalization Inc.
Jun 11 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
Jun 12 2014 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 16, 2014.
Jun 16 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. filed.
Jun 16 2014 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Jun 16 2014 Brief amici curiae of American Bankers Association, et al. filed.
Jun 16 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Texas Apartment Association filed.
Jun 16 2014 Brief amicus curiae of National Multifamily Housing Council filed.
Jun 24 2014 Letter proposing a lodging of non-record material, consisting of ACS census data, received from counsel for amicus Eagle Forum filed.
Jul 16 2014 Brief of respondent The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. in opposition filed.
Jul 29 2014 Reply of petitioners Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al. filed.
Jul 30 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Oct 2 2014 Petition GRANTED limited to Question 1 presented by the petition.
Nov 12 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Nov 12 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent Frazier Revitalization, Inc.
Nov 13 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
Nov 17 2014 Brief amicus curiae of James P. Scanlan filed.
Nov 17 2014 Brief of respondent Frazier Revitalization Inc. in support of petitioners filed.
Nov 17 2014 Brief of petitioners Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al. filed.
Nov 17 2014 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed.)
Nov 20 2014 Brief amici curiae of Gail Heriot, and Peter Kirsanow filed.
Nov 21 2014 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Nov 21 2014 Brief amicus curiae of The Project on Fair Representation filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amici curiae of American Financial Services Association, et al.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Home Builders filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amici curiae of American Insurance Association, et al. filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amici curiae of Consumer Data Industry Association, et. al., filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc., and Allied Educational Foundation filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Texas Apartment Association filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amicus curiae of The Houston Housing Authority filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amici curiae of National Leased Housing Association, et al. filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed.
Nov 24 2014 Brief amici curiae of American Bankers Association, et al. filed.
Dec 2 2014 CIRCULATED.
Dec 2 2014 Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.
Dec 15 2014 Record received from U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit. The record is electronic and located on PACER.
Dec 15 2014 Record received from U.S.D.C. Northern District of Texas. (12 Boxes of Exhibits).
Dec 17 2014 Brief of respondent The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 18 2014 Brief amicus curiae of National Community Land Trust Network filed. (Distributed)
Dec 19 2014 Brief amici curiae of Students from the New York University School of Law Seminar on Critical Narratives in Civil Rights filed. (Distributed)
Dec 19 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Howard University School of Law Housing Clinic and Civil Rights Clinic filed. (Distributed)
Dec 19 2014 Brief amici curiae of Sociologists. Social Psychologists, and Legal Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Dec 22 2014 Brief amici curiae of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 22 2014 Brief amici curiae of Henry Cisneros, et al. filed. (Distributed).
Dec 22 2014 Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al., filed.
Dec 23 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2014 Brief amicus curiae of National Black Law Students Association filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2014 Brief amicus curiae of The Housing Equality Center of Pennslvania filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2014 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2014 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Dec 23 2014 Brief amici curiae of AARP, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2014 Brief amici curiae of National Fair Housing Alliance, et al., filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2014 Brief amici curiae of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, et al., filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2014 Brief amici curiae of Housing Scholars filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2014 Brief amici curiae of Current and Former Members of Congress filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2014 Brief amici curiae of Cities of San Francisco, et al., filed.
Dec 23 2014 Brief amici curiae of John R. Dunne, et al., filed.
Dec 23 2014 Brief amici curiae of Massachusetts, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 23 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Ian Ayres filed. (Distributed)
Dec 24 2014 Brief amici curiae of American Planning Association and Housing Land Advocates filed. (Distributed)
Dec 24 2014 Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 24 2014 Brief amici curiae of Real Estate Professional Trade Organizations filed. (Distributed)
Jan 9 2015 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Jan 14 2015 Reply of respondent Frazier Revitalization Inc. in support filed. (Distributed)
Jan 14 2015 Reply of petitioners Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 21 2015 Argued. For petitioners: Scott A. Keller, Solicitor General of Texas, Austin, Tex. For respondent: Michael M. Daniel, Dallas, Tex.; and Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 25 2015 Judgment is affirmed and case remanded. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a dissenting opinion. Alito, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Scalia and Thomas, JJ., joined.
Jul 27 2015 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Scott A. Keller Solicitor General of the State of Texas(512) 936-2725
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General of Texas
209 West 14th St., 7th Fl. (MC 059)
Austin, TX  78701
scott.keller@texasattorneygeneral.gov
Party name: Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al.
 
Jonathan F. Mitchell Solicitor General of Texas(512) 936-1695
Texas Attorney General's Office
P.O. Box 12548 (MC 059)
Austin, TX  78711-2548
jonathan.mitchell@texasattorneygeneral.gov
Party name: Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Michael M. Daniel Daniel & Beshara, P.C.(214) 939-9230
    Counsel of Record3301 Elm Street
Dallas, TX  75226-1637
daniel.michael@att.net
Party name: The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.
 
Brent M. Rosenthal Rosenthal Weiner LLP(214) 871-6600
    Counsel of Record12221 Merit Dr., Suite 1640
Dallas, TX  75251
brent@rosenthalweiner.com
Party name: Frazier Revitalization Inc. in support
Other:
Cory L. Andrews Washington Legal Foundation(202)-588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
candrews@wlf.org
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Deborah N. Archer New York Law School Racial Justice Project(212)-431-2138
Impact Center for Public Interest Law
185 West Broadway
New York, NY  10013
deborah.archer@nyls.edu
Party name: National Black Law Students Association
 
Samuel R. Bagenstos 625 South State Street(734) 764-1358
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1215
sambagen@umich.edu
Party name: John R. Dunne, et al.
 
Lisa S. Blatt Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5000
555 12th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
Lisa.Blatt@aporter.com
Party name: American Bankers Association, et al.
 
Anthony T. Caso Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(714) 628-2666
c/o Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92886
caso@chapman.edu
Party name: Gail Heriot, and Peter Kirsanow
 
William S. Consovoy Consovoy McCarthy PLLC(703) 243-9423
3033 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA  22201
will@consovoymccarthy.com
Party name: The Project on Fair Representation
 
Stephen M. Dane Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC(202) 728-1888
1225 19th Street, N. W.
Suite 600
Washington, DC  20036
sdane@relmanlaw.com
Party name: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, et al.
 
Michael B. de Leeuw Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP(212) 859-8000
One New York Plaza
New York, NY  10004
Michael.deLeeuw@friedfrank.com
Party name: Real Estate Professional Trade Organizations
 
Chris Fedeli Judicial Watch, Inc.(202) 646-5172
425 Third Street, SW
Washington, DC  20024
cfedeli@judicialwatch.org
Party name: Judicial Watch, Inc., and Allied Educational Foundation
 
Peter J. Ferrara 20594 Woodmere Court(703)-582-8466
Sterling, VA  20165
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union
 
Aderson B. Francois Supervising Attorney Civil Rights Clinic(202) 806-8065
Howard University School of Law
2900 Van Ness Street NW
Washington, DC  20008
afrancois@law.howard.edu
Party name: Students from the New York University School of Law Seminar on Critical Narratives in Civil Rights
 
Rachel Geman 250 Hudson Street 8th Floor(212)-355-9500
New York, NY  10013-1413
rgeman@lchb.com
Party name: Ian Ayres
 
David T. Goldberg Donahue & Goldberg, LLP(212) 334-8813
99 Hudson Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY  10013
david@donahuegoldberg.com
Party name: Cities of San Francisco, et al.,
 
Deepak Gupta Gupta Wessler PLLC(202) 888-1741
1735 20th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20009
deepak@guptawessler.com
Party name: Current and Former Members of Congress
 
Paul F. Hancock K&L Gates LLP(305) 539-3300
Southeast Financial Center
Suite 3900
200 South Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL  33131-2399
paul.hancock@klgates.com
Party name: American Financial Services Association, et al.
 
John C. Hayes Jr. Nixon Peabody LLP(202) 585-8000
401 Ninth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004
jhayes@nixonpeabody.com
Party name: National Leased Housing Association, et al. ( National Multifamily Housing Council)
 
Diane L. Houk Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady
600 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10019
dhouk@ecbalaw.com
Party name: Henry Cisneros, et al.
 
Devala Anant Janardan National Association of Home Builders(202)-266-8335
1201 15th Street NW
Washington, DC  20005
djanardan@nahb
Party name: National Association of Home Builders
 
Sean D. Jordan One American Center(512) 721-2679
600 Congress Ave., Suite 2000
Austin, TX  78701
sean.jordan@sutherland.com
Party name: Texas Apartment Association
 
Lawrence J. Joseph 1250 Connecticut Ave., NW(202) 699-1339
Suite 200
Washington, DC  20036
ljoseph@larryjoseph.com
Party name: Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund
 
Ralph W. Kasarda Pacific Legal Foundation(916)-419-7111
930 G Street
Sacramento, CA  95814
rwk@pacificlegal.org
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation, et al.
 
Bill Lann Lee Lewis Feinberg Lee Renaker & Jackson(510) 839-6824
476 9th St.
Oakland, CA  94607
blee@lewisfeinberg.com
Party name: Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, et al.,
 
Christopher A. Mohr Meyer Klipper & Mohr PLLC(202) 637-0850
923 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
chrismohr@mkmdc.com
Party name: Consumer Data Industry Association, et. al.,
 
Genevieve Clair Nadeau Office of the Attorney General6179632121
One Ashburton Place, 18th Fl.
Boston, MA  02108
genevieve.nadeau@state.ma.us
Party name: Massachusetts, et al.,
 
Mark A. Packman Gilbert LLP(202) 772-2320
1100 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC  20005
packmanm@gotofirm.com
Party name: The Housing Equality Center of Pennslvania
 
Eva Jefferson Paterson Equal Justice Society(415) 288-8703
1999 Harrison Street
Suite 800
Oakland, CA  94612
epaterson@equaljusticesociety.org
Party name: Sociologists. Social Psychologists, and Legal Scholars
 
John P. Relman 1225 19th street NW (202)-728-1888
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: National Fair Housing Alliance, et al.,
 
James P. Scanlan 1529 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC  20007
jps@jpscanlan.com
Party name: James P. Scanlan
 
John Paul Schnapper-Casteras NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund(202) 682-1300
1444 I Street NW
Washington, DC  20005
jschnapper@naacpldf.org
Party name: NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.
 
Valerie Jill Schneider Fair Housing Clinic202-806-8119
Howard University School of Law
2900 Van Ness Street, NW
Washington, DC  20008
vschneider@law.howard.edu
Party name: Howard University School of Law Housing Clinic and Civil Rights Clinic
 
Joseph M. Sellers Cohen Milstein Hausfeld & Toll PLLC(202) 408-4600
1100 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 500 - West Tower
Washington, DC  20005
jsellers@cohenmilstein.com
Party name: National Community Land Trust Network
 
Kannon K. Shanmugam Williams & Connolly LLP(202) 434-5000
725 Twelfth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
kshanmugam@wc.com
Party name: American Insurance Association, et al.
 
Steven R. Shapiro American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(212) 549-2500
125 Broad Street
New York, NY  10004
sshapiro@aclu.org
Party name: American Civil Liberties Union, et al.,
 
Daniel R. Shulman Gray Plant Mooty & Bennett (612) 632-3335
Suite 500, IDS Center
80 South Eighth Street
Minneapolis, MN  55402
daniel.shulman@gpmlaw.com
Party name: Housing Scholars
 
Susan Ann Silverstein 601 E Street NW (202) 434-2060
Washington, DC  20049
ssilverstein@aarp.org
Party name: AARP, et al.,
 
Michael W. Skojec Ballard Spahr LLP(410) 528-5600
300 East Kombard Street, 18th Floor
Baltimore, MD  21202
skojecm@ballardspahr.com
Party name: The Houston Housing Authority
 
Edward J. Sullivan Garvey Schubert Barer(503) 228-3939
121 SW Morrison St., #1100
Portland, OR  97204
Party name: American Planning Association and Housing Land Advocates
 
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
 
Elizabeth B. Wydra Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Constitutional Accountability Center
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