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Docket for 15-674
No. 15-674
Title:
United States, et al., Petitioners
v.
Texas, et al.
Docketed:November 20, 2015
Linked with 15A827
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  Case Nos.:(15-40238)
  Decision Date:November 9, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Nov 20 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, provided that any amicus brief in support of petitioners is filed on or before December 4, 2015, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Nov 20 2015 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 21, 2015)
Nov 20 2015 Appendix of United States, et al. filed.
Nov 20 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either or of neither party received from counsel for the Federal petitioners.
Nov 23 2015 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for Jane Does.
Nov 30 2015 Brief amici curiae of Bipartisan Former Members of Congress filed.
Nov 30 2015 Brief amici curiae of American Immigration Council, et al. filed.
Nov 30 2015 Brief amici curiae of Major Cities Chiefs Association, et al. filed.
Dec 1 2015 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 29, 2015.
Dec 3 2015 Brief amici curiae of 184 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 34 Members of the U.S. Senate filed.
Dec 3 2015 Brief amici curiae of Washington, et al. filed.
Dec 4 2015 Brief of Intervenors-respondents Jane Does in support filed.
Dec 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of Former Federal Immigration and Homeland Security Officials filed.
Dec 4 2015 Brief amici curiae of Mayors of New York, et al. filed.
Dec 4 2015 Brief amicus curiae of Minkwon Center for Community Action filed.
Dec 17 2015 Brief amicus curiae of American Unity Legal Defense Fund filed.
Dec 17 2015 Brief amici curiae of Save Jobs USA and Washington Alliance of Technology Workers filed.
Dec 29 2015 Brief of respondents Texas, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 30 2015 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 15, 2016.
Jan 5 2016 Reply of petitioners United States, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jan 19 2016 Petition GRANTED. In addition to the questions presented by the petition, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following question: Whether the Guidance violates the Take Care Clause of the Constitution, Art. II, Sec.3.
Feb 5 2016 Joint Application (15A827) to exceed the word limitations, submitted to Justice Scalia.
Feb 9 2016 Application (15A827) granted by Justice Scalia joint application to exceed the word limitations. The word limit for petitioners and the respondent States to file their opening briefs on the merits is enlarged to 20,000 words each. The word limit for petitioners to file a reply brief on the merits is enlarged to 8,000 words.
Feb 22 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for Jane Does, Intervenors.
Mar 1 2016 Brief of petitioners United States, et al. filed.
Mar 1 2016 Joint appendix filed. (2 Volumes) (Statement of cost filed.)
Mar 1 2016 Brief of Intervenors-respondents Jane Does in support filed.
Mar 2 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party received from counsel for the petitioners.
Mar 4 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, April 18, 2016
Mar 7 2016 Brief amici curiae of Mayors of New York, et al. filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of United We Dream filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of Professional Economists and Scholars in Related Fields filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of Bipartisan Former Members of Congress filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of 186 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 39 Members of the U.S. Senate filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of California Business, Civic, Educational, and Religious Figures and Institutions filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of Former Commissioners of the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance, Inc. and Others filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of Educators and Children's Advocates filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of The Major Cities Chiefs Association, et al. filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Walter Dellinger filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of The States of Washington, et al. filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of Former Federal Immigration and Homeland Security Officials filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of Faith-Based Organizations filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of National Justice For Our Neighbors and the Justice For Our Neighbors Network filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of American Immigration Council, et al. filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of Members of the Business Community filed.
Mar 8 2016 Brief amici curiae of Administrative Law Scholars filed.
Mar 14 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.
Mar 15 2016 CIRCULATED.
Mar 15 2016 The record from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER
Mar 16 2016 Motion for leave to file amici brief out of time filed by Gonzalez Olivieri LLC, Quan Law Group PLLC, and Reina Bates Law Firm.
Mar 28 2016 Brief of respondents Texas, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 31 2016 Motion for enlargement of time for oral argument and for divided argument filed by petitioners and intervenor-respondents.
Mar 31 2016 Brief amici curiae of Former Homeland Security, Justice, and State Department Officials filed. (Distributed)
Mar 31 2016 Joint motion of respondents and United States House of Representatives for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae for enlargment of time for oral argument and for divided argument filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2016 Brief amici curiae of Governor Abbott, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 1 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Wyoming filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Gonzalez Olivieri LLC, Quan Law Group PLLC, and Reina Bates Law Firm out of time GRANTED.
Apr 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of The American Center for Law & Justice, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of Former U.S. Attorneys General filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of National Sheriffs' Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of Citizens United, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and 42 Other Members of the United States Senate filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of The Immigration Reform Law Institute, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff, Joseph M. Arpaio filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of Save Jobs USA, and Washington Alliance of Technology Workers filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of United States House of Representatives filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of Federal Courts Scholars, and Southeastern Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of N.C. Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. Forest filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amici curiae of Legal Scholars Ronald A. Cass and Christopher DeMuth, and The Judicial Education Project filed. (Distributed)
Apr 4 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Justice and Freedom Fund filed. (Distributed)
Apr 8 2016 Joint motion of petitioners and intervenor-respondents for enlargement of time for oral argument and for divided argument GRANTED, and the time is divided as follows: 35 minutes for petitioners and 10 minutes for intervenor-respondents.
Apr 8 2016 Joint motion of the respondents and amicus curiae the United States House of Representatives for enlargement of time for oral argement, and for divided argument is granted, and the time is divided as follows: 30 minutes for respondents and 15 minutes for the United States House of Representatives
Apr 11 2016 Reply of petitioners United States, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 11 2016 Reply of respondents Intervenors-respondents Jane Does filed. (Distributed)
Apr 18 2016 Argued. For petitioners: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For intervenor-respondents: Thomas A. Saenz, Los Angeles, Cal. For respondents: Scott A. Keller, Solicitor General, Austin, Tex.; and Erin E. Murphy, Washington, D. C. (for United States House of Representatives, as amicus curiae.)
Jun 23 2016 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED by an equally divided Court. Opinion per curiam.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Scott A. Keller Solicitor General of the State of Texas(512) 936-1700
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General of Texas
P.O. Box 12548 (MC 059)
Austin, TX  78711-2548
scott.keller@texasattorneygeneral.gov
Party name: Texas, et al.
 
Nina Perales Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund(210) 224-5476
    Counsel of Record110 Broadway, Suite 300
San Antonio, TX  78205
nperales@maldef.org
Party name: Intervenors-respondents Jane Does
Other:
Boris Bershteyn Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP212-735-3834
Four Times Square
New York, NY  10036
boris.bershteyn@skadden.com
Party name: Members of the Business Community
 
William S. Consovoy Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC(703) 243-9423
3033 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA  22201
will@consovoymccarthy.com
Party name: The National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center
 
Richard Dearing Chief of Appeals(212) 356-2500
The City of New York Law Department
100 Church Street
New York, NY  10007
rdearing@law.nyc.gov
Party name: Mayors of New York, et al.
 
John C. Eastman Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(877) 855-3330
c/o Chapman University School of Law
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92866
jeastman@chapman.edu
Party name: Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence
 
Anne E. Egeler Deputy Solicitor General(360) 753-7085
Office of Attorney General
1125 Washington Street SE
Olympia, WA  98504-0100
anne.egeler@atg.wa.gov
Party name: The States of Washington, et al.
 
John A. Eidsmoe Foundation for Moral Law(334) 262-1245
One Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36104
eidsmoeja@juno.com
Party name: Foundation for Moral Law
 
Charles Shane Ellison National Justice For Our Neighbors0402-898-1349
2414 E Street
Omaha, NE  68107
charles@jfon-ne.org
Party name: National Justice For Our Neighbors and the Justice For Our Neighbors Network
 
Steven A. Engel Dechert LLP(202) 261-3300
1900 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
steven.engel@dechert.com
Party name: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and 42 Other Members of the United States Senate
 
Justin Grant Florence Ropes & Gray LLP(617) 235-4771
Prudential Tower
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA  02199
justin.florence@ropesgray.com
Party name: Professional Economists and Scholars in Related Fields
 
Matthew J. Ginsburg 815 Sixteenth Street, NW(202)-637-5397
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
 
Raed Gonzalez Gonzalez Olivieri LLC(713) 481-3040
2200 Southwest Freeway, Suite 550
Houston, TX  77098
rgonzalez@gonzalezolivierillc.com
Party name: Gonzalez Olivieri LLC, Quan Law Group PLLC, and Reina Bates Law Firm out of time
 
Brianne Jenna Gorod Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th Street, NW
Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
brianne@theusconstitution.com
Party name: Bipartisan Former Members of Congress
 
Michael J. Gottlieb Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP(202) 237-2727
5301 Wisconsin Ave., N.W. Suite 800
Washington, DC  20015
mgottlieb@bsfllp.com
Party name: Former Federal Immigration and Homeland Security Officials
 
Michael M. Hethmon Immigration Reform Law Institute(202) 232-5590
25 Massachusetts Avenue, N. W.
Suite 335
Washington, DC  20001
litigation@irli.org
Party name: The Immigration Reform Law Institute, et al.
 
James L. Hirsen 505 S. Villa Real Drive(714) 283-8880
Suite 208
Anaheim Hills, CA  92807
hirsen@earthlink.net
Party name: Justice and Freedom Fund
 
Derek T. Ho Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.(202)-326-7931
1615 M Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC  20036-3209
dho@khhte.com
Party name: Administrative Law Scholars
 
Jonathan M. Jacobson Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC(212) 497-7700
1301 Avenue of the Americas
40th Floor
New York, NY  10019
jjacobson@wsgr.com
Party name: Minkwon Center for Community Action
 
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
 
Neal Kumar Katyal Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5600
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
neal.katyal@hoganlovells.com
Party name: Former Commissioners of the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service
 
James Wayne Kim McDermott Will & Emery(202)-756-8386
500 N. Capitol St., NW
Washington, DC  20001
jakim@mwe.com
Party name: National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance Inc., and Others
 
Larry Klayman Freedom Watch, Inc.(310) 595-0800
2020 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Suite 345
Washington, DC  20006
leklayman@gmail.com
Party name: Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff, Joseph M. Arpaio
 
Steven J. Lechner Mountain States Legal Foundation(303) 292-2021
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO  80227
lechner@mountainstateslegal.com
Party name: Mountain States Legal Foundation
 
Peter Margulies Roger Williams University(401) 254-4564
School of Law
19 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI  02809
pmargulies@rwu.edu
Party name: Former Homeland Security, Justice, and State Department Officials
 
John M. Miano Immigration Reform Law Institute(202) 232-5590
25 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 335
Washington, DC  20001
litigation@irli.org
Party name: Save Jobs USA and Washington Alliance of Technology Workers
 
Peter K. Michael Wyoming Attorney General's Office(307) 777-7841
2320 Capitol Office
Cheyenne, WY  82002
peter.michael@wyo.gov
Party name: Wyoming
 
Erin E. Murphy Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
500 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20036
emurphy@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: United States House of Representatives
 
Andrew S. Oldham Deputy General Counsel(512) 463-1788
Office of the Governor
1100 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX  78711
andrew.oldham@gov.texas.gov
Party name: Governor Abbott, et al.
 
William J. Olson William J.Olson, P.C.(703) 356-5070
370 Maple Avenue West, Suite 4
Vienna, VA  22180-5615
wjo@mindspring.com
Party name: Citizens United, et al.
 
Joseph R. Palmore Morrison & Foerster, LLP(202) 887-1500
2000 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20006
JPalmore@mofo.com
Party name: Professor Walter Dellinger
 
Ashley C. Parrish King & Spalding LLP(202) 737-0500
1700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20006
aparrish@kslaw.com
Party name: Legal Scholars Ronald A. Cass and Christopher DeMuth, and The Judicial Education Project
 
Bradley S. Phillips Munger Tolles & Olson LLP(213) 683-9100
355 South Grand Avenue, 35th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90071-1560
bradley.phillips@mto.com
Party name: California Business, Civic, Educational, and Religious Figures and Institutions
 
Matthew J. Piers Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd.(312) 580-0100
70 West Madison, Suite 4000
Chicago, IL  60602
mpiers@hsplegal
Party name: Major Cities Chiefs Association, et al.
 
Matthew Eben Price Jenner & Block LLP202-639-6873
1099 New York Ave. NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
mprice@jenner.com
Party name: Educators and Children's Advocates
 
David B. Rivkin Jr. Baker & Hostetler LLP(202) 861-1731
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20036
drivkin@bakerlaw.com
Party name: Former U.S. Attorneys General
 
Thomas Andrew Saenz Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund(213)-629-2512
634 S. Spring Street
11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90014
tsaenz@maldef.org
Party name: Intervenor-respondents
 
Gene C. Schaerr Schaerr l Duncan, LLP(202) 787-1060
1717 K Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@schaerr-duncan.com
Party name: National Sheriffs' Association, et al.
 
Jay Alan Sekulow American Center for Law & Justice(202) 546-8890
201 Maryland Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20002
sekulow@aclj.org
Party name: The American Center for Law & Justice, et al.
 
Ilya Shapiro Cato Institute(202) 842-0200
1000 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
ishapiro@cato.org
Party name: Cato Institute, et al.
 
Benjamin G. Shatz Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP(310) 312-4000
11355 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angles, CA  90064-1632
bshatz@manatt.com
Party name: Faith-Based Organizations
 
Alan E. Untereiner Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP(202) 775-4500
1801 K Street, N.W., Suite 411
Washington, DC  20006
auntereiner@robbinsrussell.com
Party name: United We Dream
 
David Stevenson Walker II. 310 North Blount Street (919) 733-7350
Raleigh, NC  27601
steven.walker@nc.gov
Party name: N.C. Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. Forest
 
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
Party name: 186 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 39 Members of the U.S. Senate
 
Jonathan Weissglass Altshuler Berzon LLP(415) 421-7151
177 Post Street, Suite 300
San Franscisco, CA  94108
jweissglass@altshulerberzon.com
Party name: American Immigration Council, et al.
 
Elizabeth B. Wydra Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Bipartisan Former Members of Congress
 
Ernest A. Young 3208 Fox Terrace Drive(919) 360-7718
Apex, NC  27502
young@law.duke.edu
Party name: Federal Courts Scholars, and Southeastern Legal Foundation
 
Barnaby W. Zall Weinberg, Jacobs & Tolani, LLP(301) 231-6943
7018 Tilden Lane
Rockville, MD  20852
bzall@bzall.com
Party name: American Unity Legal Defense Fund
 
David Meir Zionts Covington & Burlington LLP(202) 662-6000
One City Center
850 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004
dzionts@cov.com
Party name: The Major Cities Chiefs Association, et al.
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