No. 21-463.

142 S.Ct. 522 (2021)

WHOLE WOMAN'S HEALTH, et al., Petitioners, v. Austin Reeve JACKSON, Judge, District Court of Texas, 114th District, et al.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 10, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Marc A. Hearron , Washington, DC, for the petitioners.

Solicitor General Judd E. Stone, II , for the respondents.

Gene P. Hamilton , Vice President & General Counsel, America First Legal Foundation, Washington, DC, Jonathan F. Mitchell , Counsel of Record, Mitchell Law PLLC, Austin, TX, D. Bryan Hughes , Law Office of D. Bryan Hughes, Tyler, TX, for respondent, Mark Lee Dickson.

Heather Gebelin Hacker , Counsel of Record, Andrew B. Stephens , Hacker Stephens LLP, Austin, TX, for respondent Penny Clarkston.

Julie A. Murray , Richard Muniz , Planned Parenthood, Federation of America, Washington, DC, Sarah Mac Dougall , Planned Parenthood Federation of America, New York, NY, Marc Hearron , Counsel of Record, Center for Reproductive Rights, Washington, DC, Julia Kaye , Brigitte Amiri , Chelsea Tejada , American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, New York, NY, Lorie Chaiten , American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Chicago, IL, David Cole , American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Washington, DC, Adriana Pinon , David Donatti , Andre Segura , ACLU Foundation of Texas, Inc., Houston, TX, Molly Duane , Melanie Fontes , Nicolas Kabat , Kirby Tyrrell , Center for Reproductive Rights, New York, NY, Jamie A. Levitt , J. Alexander Lawrence , Morrison & Foerster, New York, NY, James R. Sigel , Morrison & Foerster LLP, San Francisco, CA, Rupali Sharma , Lawyering Project, South Portland, ME, Stephanie Toti , Lawyering Project, Brooklyn, NY, for petitioners.

Ken Paxton , Attorney General of Texas, Brent Webster , First Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, Austin, TX, Judd E. Stone II , Solicitor General, Counsel of Record, Lanora C. Pettit , Principal Deputy Solicitor General, Beth Klusmann , Natalie D. Thompson , Assistant Solicitors General, William T. Thompson , Deputy Chief, Special Litigation Unit, for respondents Jackson, Carlton, Thomas, Young, Benz, Paxton, and the State of Texas.

The Court granted certiorari before judgment in this case to determine whether, under our precedents, certain abortion providers can pursue a pre-enforcement challenge to a recently enacted...


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