Attorney General Ken Paxton Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Department of Labor Rule that Harms Small Businesses
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined an Ohio-led amicus brief urging the Fifth Circuit to oppose a Department of Labor (“DOL”) rule that attempts to re-interpret the definition of a “tipped employee” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and unconstitutionally deprives states of their sovereign power over economic activity within their own borders.
Attorney General Paxton joined a multistate cert-stage amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court to defend states’ sovereign immunity, which, among other protections, generally prevents individual states from being sued in the courts of other states.
Attorney General Paxton filed an amicus brief to defend the property rights of Americans.
Paxton Files Amicus to Ensure that Unelected Entities Do Not Exercise Undue Influence Over Dallas Citizens
Attorney General Paxton filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of Texas to roll back powers that were unlawfully granted to an unelected body that oversees Dallas’s municipal employees’ retirement fund.
Paxton Petitions Texas Supreme Court to Reverse Lower Court’s Decision in Case Determining Child Custody
Attorney General Paxton filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of Texas to ensure appropriate custody decisions are made on behalf of Texas children and to ensure that Texas appellate courts review legal judgments correctly and uniformly.
Paxton Petitions U.S. Supreme Court to Protect Taxpayer Funds by Clarifying Rules on Attorney’s Fees
Attorney General Paxton has joined a Georgia-led amicus brief that is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify the legal framework for when attorney’s fees are to be awarded to “prevailing parties” in civil lawsuits.
Attorney General Paxton has joined an Alabama-led amicus brief in support of a Florida law designed to protect and bolster women’s sports by preventing biological males from competing against females.
Paxton Petitions Texas Supreme Court to Prevent an Unlawful Charter Amendment From Being Placed on San Antonio Voters’ Ballots in the Upcoming May Election
Attorney General Paxton has filed an amicus letter brief in the Texas Supreme Court to stop an unlawful charter amendment from being placed on the ballots of San Antonio, Texas voters in the upcoming May 2023 municipal general election.
Attorney General Paxton has filed two new multistate amicus briefs with the United States Supreme Court to stop the Biden Administration from forcing hardworking Americans to pay off billions of dollars of debt for college-educated individuals.
Paxton Leads Effort to Stop Biden Administration from Forcing Left-Wing “Sexual Orientation” and “Gender Identity” Policies on States
Attorney General Paxton filed an amicus brief in the Cincinnati-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to stop the Biden Administration’s relentless pursuit of new so-called sexual orientation and gender identity policies.