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Pax­ton Moves to Pro­tect Fed­er­al Work­ers from Forced Vac­ci­na­tions, Help­ing Pre­vent Mil­lions from Los­ing Their Jobs

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Florida-led amicus brief in the San Francisco-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of Arizona’s efforts to strike down the federal contractor vaccine mandate.  

November 03, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Ami­cus Defend­ing Arkansas Law that Pro­tects Minors from Per­ma­nent Gen­der Tran­si­tion” Surg­eries and Hor­mone Blockers

Attorney General Paxton has joined an Alabama-led amicus brief in the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit that asks the Court to rehear a case concerning an Arkansas law that prohibits healthcare professionals from using hormones and surgeries to sexually “transition” children.  

October 24, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Takes Action to Pro­tect Con­sumers, Low­er Pre­scrip­tion Drug Costs, and Ensure Over­sight of Phar­ma­cy Ben­e­fit Managers

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Minnesota-led amicus brief in the Denver-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in support of Oklahoma’s right, as well as the right of all states, to protect consumers through the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).

October 24, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Ami­cus Brief in Defense of Sen­a­tor Lind­sey Gra­ham and the Speech and Debate Clause of the U.S. Constitution

Attorney General Paxton filed an amicus brief in the Atlanta-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in support of halting Senator Lindsey Graham’s deposition until his appeal has been fully resolved. 

September 26, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Ami­cus Brief Defend­ing Pres­i­dent Trump’s Con­sti­tu­tion­al Rights After Biden DOJ’s Unprece­dent­ed Raid

Attorney General Paxton is leading a multistate coalition in filing an amicus brief in the Atlanta-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in support of President Donald Trump, seeking to ensure the return of privileged documents taken during the Biden Administration’s unprecedented raid. 

September 20, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Brief Before U.S. Supreme Court to Stand Up for Edu­ca­tion­al Insti­tu­tions and Their Students

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Utah-led cert-stage amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court to correct a Cincinnati-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit decision.

September 20, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Takes Action to Stop Woke Courts From Destroy­ing Women’s Sports

Attorney General Paxton has joined an Alabama-led amicus brief in the Chicago-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, defending an Indiana law that prevents biological men from competing in women’s athletics.

September 16, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief to Defend Col­lege Ath­let­ics and Pre­vent Dis­as­trous Out­comes From New Fed­er­al Court Rul­ing on Title IX

Attorney General Paxton has joined an Ohio-led cert-stage amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, pushing back against the wrongly-decided Title IX ruling from the Cincinnati-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

September 08, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Joins Coali­tion to Open Off­shore Oil and Gas Leas­es, Fight Against Ris­ing Ener­gy Prices

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multistate amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, urging reversal of a lower court’s decision to vacate the largest offshore oil and gas lease sale in U.S. history.   

June 17, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief Sup­port­ing Louisiana’s Redis­trict­ing Maps, Oppos­ing Court-Ordered Race-Based Gerrymandering

Attorney General Paxton joined an Alabama-led amicus brief in the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in support of Louisiana’s new electoral redistricting map.

June 16, 2022 | Noteworthy