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Texas v. United States

Docket No.: 97-29
Argued: January 14, 1998
Decided: March 31, 1998

Topics:

Article 3, Section 2, Paragraph 1: Case or Controversy Requirement, Judicial Power, Standing to Sue, Voting Rights Act of 1965, preliminary injunction, public schools

Petitioner: Texas
Respondent: United States

Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 296 (1998)
Question:

Is Texas's claim for a declaratory judgment that Chapter 39's authorized sanctions against school districts for failure to meet mandated educational achievement levels do not need preclearance ripe for adjudication?

Texas v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 14, 1998

Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against

Texas v. United States
Case Documents

1Opinion in Texas v. United States
2Opinion in Texas v. United States
Additional documents for this case are pending review.