U.S. v. TEXAS

No. 15-674.

136 S.Ct. 2271 (2016)

195 L. Ed. 2d 638

UNITED STATES, et al., Petitioners v. TEXAS, et al.

Supreme Court of United States.

June 23, 2016.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Adam P. KohSweeney , Gabriel Markoff , Ward A. Penfold , Samuel Wilson , Mallory Jensen , Juan Camilo Méndez , Remi Moneel , O'Melveny & Myers LLP, San Francisco, CA, Darcy M. Meals , Jeremy R. Girton , O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, DC, Thomas A. Saenz , Nina Perales , Mexican American Legal, Defense and Educational Fund, San Antonio, TX, Linda J. Smith , DLA Piper LLP, Los Angeles, CA, for Intervenors-Respondents Jane Does.

Ken Paxton , Attorney General of Texas, Charles E. Roy , First Assistant Attorney General, Scott A. Keller , Solicitor General, J. Campbell Barker , Deputy Solicitor General, Ari Cuenin , Alex Potapov , Assistant Solicitors General, Office of the Attorney General, Austin, TX, Luther Strange , Attorney General, of Alabama, Mark Brnovich , Attorney General of Arizona, Leslie Rutledge , Attorney General of Arkansas, Pamela Jo Bondi , Attorney General of Florida, Samuel S. Olens , Attorney General of Georgia, Lawrence G. Wasden , Attorney General of Idaho, Cally Younger , Joseph C. Chapelle , Peter J. Rusthoven , Derek Schmidt , Attorney General of Kansas, James D. "Buddy" Caldwell , Attorney General of Louisiana, Paul R. LePage , Governor of Maine, Bill Schuette , Attorney General, Drew Snyder , Timothy C. Fox , Attorney General of Montana, Douglas J. Peterson , Attorney General of Nebraska, Adam Paul Laxalt , Attorney General of Nevada, Robert C. Stephens , Wayne Stenehjem , Attorney General of North Dakota, Michael DeWine , Attorney General of Ohio, Eric E. Murphy , Co-counsel for the, State of Ohio, E. Scott Pruitt , Attorney General of Oklahoma, Alan Wilson , Attorney General of South Carolina, Marty J. Jackley , Attorney General of South Dakota, Herbert Slatery III , Attorney General and Reporter of Tennessee, Sean D. Reyes , Attorney General of Utah, Patrick Morrisey , Attorney General of West Virginia, Brad D. Schimel , Attorney General of Wisconsin.

Stevan E. Bunnell , General Counsel, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC, Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. , Solicitor General, Benjamin C. Mizer , Principal Deputy Assistant, Attorney General, Ian Heath Gershengorn , Edwin S. Kneedler , Deputy Solicitors General, Beth S. Brinkmann , Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Zachary D. Tripp , Assistant to the Solicitor General, Douglas N. Letter , Scott R. McIntosh , Jeffrey Clair , William E. Havemann , Attorneys, Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for petitioners.

Luther Strange , Attorney General of Alabama, Mark Brnovich , Attorney General of Arizona, Leslie Rutledge , Attorney General of Arkansas, Pamela Jo Bondi , Attorney General of Florida, Samuel S. Olens , Attorney General of Georgia, Lawrence G. Wasden , Attorney General of Idaho, Ken Paxton , Attorney General of Texas, Jeffrey C. Mateer , First Assistant Attorney General, Scott A. Keller , Solicitor General, J. Campbell Barker , Deputy Solicitor General, Ari Cuenin , Alex Potapov , Assistant Solicitors General, Office of the Attorney General, Austin, TX, Cally Younger , Joseph C. Chapelle , Peter J. Rusthoven , Derek Schmidt , Attorney General of Kansas, Jeff Landry , Attorney General of Louisiana, Paul R. LePage , Governor of Maine, Bill Schuette , Attorney General, Drew Snyder , Timothy C. Fox , Attorney General of Montana, Doug Peterson , Attorney General of Nebraska, Adam Paul Laxalt , Attorney General of Nevada, Robert C. Stephens , Wayne Stenehjem , Attorney General of North Dakota, Michael DeWine , Attorney General of Ohio, Eric E. Murphy , E. Scott Pruitt , Attorney General of Oklahoma, Alan Wilson , Attorney General of South Carolina, Marty J. Jackley , Attorney General of South Dakota, Herbert Slatery III , Attorney General and Reporter of Tennessee, Sean D. Reyes , Attorney General of Utah, Patrick Morrisey , Attorney General of West Virginia, Brad D. Schimel , Attorney General of Wisconsin, for State Respondents.


The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court.


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