Texas joined a Utah-led amicus brief urging the United States Supreme Court to take a case that asks whether the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination permits a suspect to refuse to unlock their electronic devices even if law enforcement has a warrant. In this case, the Pennsylvania Attorney General investigated and arrested Joseph Davis, who was suspected of sharing child pornography online.
AG Paxton Joins Amicus Defending Separation of Powers and Urging Court to Dismiss Case Against Lt. General Michael Flynn
Texas joined an amicus brief led by Ohio that argues the district court in the Michael Flynn prosecution should grant the United States’s motion to dismiss the charges against Mr. Flynn.
Texas today joined a Tennessee-led amicus brief in support of Michigan’s petition for rehearing en banc from a Sixth Circuit panel decision that declared the Constitution affords a fundamental right to “basic minimum education” and places control of public schools in the hands of federal judges rather than local officials.
AG Paxton Leads Amicus Brief Supporting Challenge to Unlawful Actions by Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
Texas led a seven state coalition supporting a lawsuit brought by Oracle in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).
AG Paxton Joins Amicus Brief Calling for Clarity in the Rules Governing Appellate Review of Remand Orders
Texas joined a friend-of-the-court brief led by Indiana, asking the United States Supreme Court to address the question of whether a court of appeals is permitted to review any issue encompassed in district court orders remanding a case to state court...
This case challenges the City of Pittsburgh’s bubble zone ordinance around abortion facilities.
This case presents an issue of national importance and federal circuit conflict: whether the provider-choice plan requirement of the Medicaid Act is privately enforceable.
AG Paxton Leads Multistate Amicus Urging SCOTUS to Allow People to Sue Corporations in the State Where They Were Injured
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison today led 40 attorneys general in an amicus brief filed with the United States Supreme Court in support of decisions by the Supreme Courts of Montana and Minnesota.
AG Paxton Leads 20-State Coalition Defending Religious Freedom of Little Sisters of the Poor at SCOTUS
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton led a 20-state coalition in a friend-of-the-court brief filed with the United States Supreme Court in support of the Little Sisters of the Poor’s right to an exemption from the contraceptive mandate imposed by the Obama-era U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Attorney General Ken Paxton and 13 other states filed a friend-of-the-court brief today defense of religious liberty after a Colorado district court determined that privately owned businesses can be fined for declining to provide services that violate their religious beliefs.