AG Paxton Joins Amicus Urging Supreme Court to Recognize Jurisdiction in Interstate Disputes as Mandatory
AG Paxton: Excluding Religious Jurors Constitutes Discrimination Based on Faith
Attorney General Ken Paxton joined seven other states in an amicus brief before the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, arguing that a Florida district court had wrongfully excluded a juror because of his religious beliefs and that the court’s decision should be reversed.
AG Paxton Joins 18-State Coalition Defending Operation of the Dakota Access Pipeline
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined an 18-state coalition in a friend-of-the-court brief urging the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to allow continued operation of the Dakota Access Pipeline
AG Paxton Leads 18-State Coalition Amicus Brief Urging SCOTUS to End Shutdown of Job-Producing Pipelines
AG Paxton Joins Amicus Defending Second Amendment and Right to Self Defense
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined an amicus brief in defense of the second amendment, which includes citizens’ right to bear arms both in and outside of their homes.
Texas Joins Amicus Brief Defending Lawful Search and Seizure
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.
AG Paxton Joins Amicus Brief Defending State Sovereignty
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...