A Global Challenge

A Global Challenge — Texas v. U.S., No. 4:18-cv-167 (N.D. Tex.), and the declaratory judgment suit, State of Maryland v. United States of America, No. 1:18-cv-2849 (D. Md.).

Texas v. U.S., No. 4:18-cv-167 (N.D. Tex, filed Feb. 26, 2018)
Complaint

177111358274

Civil cover sheet
Nimocks attorney appearance, 2/26/2018

Wallace intervention request, 3/1/2018

 

States’ opposition to Wallace intervention request, 3/22/2018

States op to Wallace intervention

Wallace intervention reply, 3/28/2018

Wallace intervention reply

Intervenor-defendants’ motion to intervene, 4/9/2018

Intervention exhibits part 1

interv exhibits 1

part 2

Interv exhibits 2

Proposed intervention order

proposed intervention order

Everything but the answer?

 

Intervenor-defendants’ answer, 4/9/2018

Intervenor-defendants’ answer

Intervenor-defendants’ motion to appear w/o local counsel, 4/9/2018

Plaintiffs’ response to Wallace, 4/18/2018

Joint motion for briefing schedule, etc., 4/23/2018

Joint Motion for Briefing Schedule, etc.

Amended complaint, 4/23/2018

Texas v. US ACA amended complaint

Beckenhauer attorney appearance, 4/23/2018

Without local counsel order, 4/24/2018

without local counsel order

Briefing schedule, 4/24/2018

18 CV 167 31 Order Granting in Part Joint Motion for Entry of Briefing Schedule and to Extend Time and Page Limits

Wallace anti-McCain motion, 4/26/2018

Plaintiffs’ PI motion and proposed order, 4/26/2018

Texas et al pi mo

Plaintiffs’ PI memo in support, 4/26/2018

Texas et al PI memo

Plaintiffs’ PI appendix, 4/26/2018, including Nantz declaration and Hurley declaration

Texas et al PI appendix

Intervenor-defendants’ request to expedite, 4/27/2018

US request for extension to respond to intervention, 4/27/2018

US request xt intervene

Order denying US motion for extension, 4/30/2018

Plaintiffs’ response to intervenor-defendants’ motion, 4/30/2018

Plaintiff States’ response to other states’ intervention

Order re timing of intervenors’ reply, 4/30/2018

Individual plaintiffs’ motion to appear without local counsel, 5/1/2018

Indiv plaintiffs no local counsel motion

Order allowing individual plaintiffs to appear without local counsel, 5/2/2018

McElvain attorney appearance, 5/2/2018

Citizens United, et al, amicus, 5/3/2018

Intervenor-defendants’ reply supporting intervention, 5/4/2018

Texas ACA interv reply

Proposed answer in intervention, 5/14/2018

Order granting intervention under 24(b), 5/16/2018

Order granting intervention

Wallace request default McCain, 5/16/2018

Kopplin attorney appearance, 5/16/2018

Kopplin

W G Hall Quickway intervention papers, 5/21/2018

Order expediting briefing on WGH Q motion, 5/22/2018

order expediting WGHQ briefing

State intervenors’ opposition to WGH Q motion, 5/31/2018

WGH Q reply supporting intervention, 6/4/2018

177111586637
Shumate EA, 6/5/2018

Mauler EA, 6/7/2018

Mauler

DOJ withdrawals, 6/7/2018

withdrawals

Intervenor-Defendants’ PI opposition, 6/7/2018

Intervenor-Defendants PI op

Intervenor-Defendants’ proposed denial order, 6/7/2018

 

Materials cited by intervenor-defendants:

Senate Finance open executive session, 11/15/2017

11-15-17 — The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — Day 3-1

163 Cong. Rec. S7383 (Nov. 29, 2017) (Sen. Moore Capito)

163 Cong. Rec. S7383

163 Cong. Rec. S7666 (Dec. 1, 2017) (Sen. Scott)

US response to preliminary injunction motion, 6/7/2018

US request for extension of time to answer, 6/7/2018

Letter to Paul Ryan from AG Sessions, 6/7/2018 (link in Texas v. US extension request)

Letter to Nancy Pelosi from AG Sessions, 6/7/2018 (not filed in Texas v. US?)

AG Letter to the Hon. Nancy Pelosi

Order accepting attorney withdrawals, 6/8/2018

Order extending time to answer, 6/8/2018

AMA amicus filings, 6/13/2018

AMA

 

AARP filing, 6/14/2018

AARP

 

Adler Bagley Gluck Somin Walsh amicus filing, 6/14/2018

AHIP amicus filings, 6/14/2018

AHIP

 

American Cancer Society amicus filings, 6/14/2018

American Cancer Society

 

American Hospital Ass’n amicus filing, 6/14/2018

 

Economic Scholars amicus filings, 6/14/2018

Economic Scholars

 

Families USA amicus filings, 6/14/2018

Public Health Scholars filing, 6/14/2018

SEIU amicus filings, 6/14/2018

Small Business Majority Foundation filing, 6/14/2018

Order denying employers’ intervention, 6/15/2018

 

Wallace extraordinary motion, 6/15/2018

States op to Wallace intervention

Plaintiffs’ opposition to Wallace motion, 6/20/2018

pltf op to s

 

Wallace reply, 7/2/2018

Wallace motion (intervention?), 7/2/2018

 

Texas preliminary injunction reply plus appendix, 7/5/2018

Texas PI reply plus appendix

 

James Blumstein WSJ column, referred to in the reply brief, 9/18/2017

How to End ObamaCare in Two Pages – WSJ

 

Order setting deadline for additional submissions, 7/16/2018

Order re additional info submission

 

Texas op to Wallace, 7/23/2018

 

Meadors amicus, 7/26/2018

 

Texas supplemental brief, 7/30/2018

California supplemental brief, 7/30/2018

Wallace reply, 8/3/2018

 

Order setting oral argument for 9/10, 8/14/2018

Unopposed motion to reschedule oral argument, 8/16/2018

 

Order partially granting motion and rescheduling oral argument to September 5, 8/19/2018

Transcript of preliminary injunction hearing, 9/5/2018

State of Texas v. HHS

Corrected transcript

State of Texas v. United States (preliminary injunction)

Letter to General Sessions from Sen. Collins, 6/27/2018 (referred to in California’s argument, Tr. 131-32)

2018-06-27 Sessions ACA Letter signed

Nimocks withdrawal, 9/18/2018, and order, 9/20/2018

nimocks withdrawal 9 18 18

nimocks withdrawal order 9 20 18

Maine AG letter re Gov. LePage, dated 11/15, filed 11/16/2018

Maine AG v. Gov. LePage

 

Partial summary judgment decision, 12/14/2018

Texas v. US partial summary judgment decision

Order for scheduling proposals, 12/16/2018

Texas v US ACA order to propose schedule

 

Intervenor-defendants’ motion for expedited consideration, clarification or stay, and 54(b), 12/17/2018, with Fifth Circuit opinion in Hotze v. Burwell

intervenor defendants motion for stay and clarification

5C opinion

Order setting response deadlines, 12/18/2018

Order for responses

US response to intervenor-defendants’ motion, 12/21/2018

US response to intervenor def motion

Plaintiff States’ response to intervenor-defendants’ motion, 12/21/2018

Plaintiff States’ response to intervenor def motion

Intervenor-defendants’ reply, 12/26/2018

intervenor def stay 1292 b reply

Wisconsin AG proposed withdrawal, 12/28/2018

wisconsin atty withdrawal

54(b) opinion, 12/30/2018

Opinion on 54 b

Referred to in the opinion: Josh Blackman, “Undone,”

8/18/18 draft

SSRN-id3234405

11/17/18 draft

SSRN-id3234405 11 17 18 draft

54(b) judgment on Count I, 12/30/2018

Final judgment on Count I

Order allowing Wisconsin attorney withdrawal, 12/30/2018

12/30/2018 222 ELECTRONIC ORDER granting 219 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Attorney Kevin Michael LeRoy and Misha Tseytlin terminated (Ordered by Judge Reed C. O’Connor on 12/30/2018) (Judge Reed C. O’Connor) (Entered: 12/30/2018)

Stay order and administrative closure, 12/31/2018

stay and administrative closure order 12 31 18

 

Intervenor-defendants’ notice of appeal, 1/3/2019

Intervenor-defendants’ notice of appeal

 

US House motion to intervene, proposed answer, and proposed intervention order, 1/3/2019

texas v. us house motion to intervene

texas v. us house proposed answer

texas v. us house proposed interv order

 

US notice of appeal, 1/4/2019

us notice of appeal 1 4 19

US request for stay of proceedings on US House motion to intervene, 1/4/2019

us request for stay on house motion 1 4 19

Order staying briefing on US House motion to intervene, 1/8/2019

order staying briefing on house motion to intervene

 

Fifth Circuit # 19-10011

Intervenor-defendants’ notice of appeal, 5C 1/7/2019

5c intervenor-defendants’ notice of appeal

US notice of appeal, 5C 1/7/2019

5c us notice of appeal

US House motion to intervene, Fifth Circuit, 1/7/2019

5c us house motion to intervene

US motion for stay, Fifth Circuit, 1/8/2019

5c us motion for stay

Fifth Circuit stay order, 1/11/2019

stay order 19-10011_documents

US motion to lift stay, 1/28/2019

5c us mo to lift stay

Order setting deadline for intervention response, 1/29/2019

01/29/2019 RESPONSE DUE to Motion to intervene [8954363-2]Response/Opposition due on 02/08/2019 [19-10011] (RAJ) [Entered: 01/29/2019 09:59 AM]

Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, and Nevada motion to intervene, 1/31/2019

5ccolorado2cetc.2cmotiontointervene

Intervenor-defendants’ motion to expedite appeal, 2/1/2019

5C intervenor-defendants’ motion to expedite

Plaintiffs’ unopposed motion to dismiss the Maine Governor, 2/6/2019

5C unopposed mo exit lepage

US opposition to US House motion to intervene, 2/8/2019

5C US op to US House interv

Plaintiff-appellants’ opposition to motion to expedite appeal, 2/11/2019

5C pltf op to motion to expedite

Fifth Circuit scheduling order, 2/12/2019

5C briefing order

US House reply in support of intervention, 2/13/2019

5C US House interv reply

Order denying motion to expedite, granting Oregon intervention, 2/14/2019

5C order denying motion to expedite, granting Oregon motion to intervene

Order granting House motion to intervene, 2/14/2019

5C order granting US House motion to intervene

 

Severability Briefing from NFIB

US Severability Brief

US Severability Reply Brief

States’ Severability Brief

States’ Severability Reply Brief

Private Plaintiffs’ Severability Brief

Private Plaintiffs’ Severability Reply Brief

11-393_petitionerprivatereply.authcheckdam

 

Court Appointed Amicus’s Severability Brief

California Severability Brief

NFIB Severability Opinions

NFIB (entire case, Westlaw version)

National Federation of Independent Business v Sebelius

Roberts

NFIB severabiity (Roberts)-1

 

Ginsburg

Joint dissent

11th Circuit

 

District court

 

Other ACA severability decisions

Virginia v. Sebelius, No. 3:10-cv-188 (E.D. Va., Dec. 13, 2010)

Hudson_ruling

Goudy-Bachman v. U.S. DHHS, No. 1:10-cv-763 (M.D. Pa., Sept. 13, 2011)

3218890-0–6872

 

Miscellaneous severability materials

Harvard Law Review note on Murphy, November 2018

387-396_Online

 

Standing materials

Eleventh Circuit Florida/NFIB standing ruling, August 12, 2011

11C Florida standing

District court Florida/NFIB standing ruling (2), from summary judgment order, January 31, 2011 (pages 14-18)

2960931-0–32128-1

District Court Florida/NFIB standing ruling (1), from motion to dismiss order, October 14, 2010 (pages 30-37)

2868648-0–5605

 

Merits Briefing from NFIB
US principal brief

Plaintiff States’ brief

11-398_resp_state.authcheckdam-1

 

US reply brief

 

Declaratory judgment materials from Florida v. U.S.

Summary judgment order, January 31, 2011 (see page 75)

2960931-0–32128-1

Final Summary Declaratory Judgment, January 31, 2011

2960967-0–19783

Defendants’ Motion to Clarify, February 17, 2011

2978270-0–20703

Order directing expedited filing of responses, February 18, 2011

2979052-0–21428

Plaintiffs’ opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Clarify, February 23, 2011

2982860-0–22081

Washington State amicus filing supporting continued ACA implementation, February 28, 2011

merged_71527_-1-1544978646

Defendants’ reply supporting motion to clarify, February 28, 2011

2986947-0–23390

Order for clarification and granting stay pending appeal, March 3, 2011

2989937-0–24323-1

Referred to in the order: Summary judgment order, January 31, 2011 (see page 75)

2960931-0–32128-1

Referred to in the order: Defendants’ opposition to summary judgment, November 23, 2010 (see pages 42-44)

merged_38294_-1-1544980773-1

 

Presentations at the NAIC conference, August 5, 2018

S. 3388

Republican senators’ website statement (from Sen. Tillis’s website) on S. 3388
https://www.tillis.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2018/8/senators-introduce-legislation-to-protect-americans-with-pre-existing-conditions

H.R. Res. 1066

BILLS-115hres1066ih

 

H.R. Res. 1089

BILLS-115hres1089ih

 

H.R. 6898

BILLS-115hr6898ih

 

Other stuff, not filed in the case

Letter from Congressman Nadler to Acting AG Whitaker, November 19, 2018

November Letter – ACA 11.19.18

Stay-pending-appeal materials in Brackeen v. Zinke, No. 18-11479 (5th Cir.)

Opinion and final judgment, October 4, 2018

Brackeen v. Zinke ICWA opinion

Brackeen v. Zinke ICWA final judgment

Order denying stay, October 29, 2018

Brackeen v. Zinke ICWA denial of stay

Cherokee Nation motion for stay pending appeal, November 19, 2018

5C 18-11479 Cherokee Nation mo for stay pending appeal

Order requesting stay response, November 20, 2018

5C 18-11479 order requesting stay response

Brackeen stay opposition, November 27, 2018

5C 18-11479 Brackeen stay opposition

Order requesting stay reply, November 27, 2018

5C 18-11479 order requesting stay reply

US complaint re briefing schedule, November 29, 2018

Brackeen v. Zinke, US complaint about briefing schedule

US notice of appeal, November 30, 2018

Brackeen v. Zinke, US notice of appeal

Cherokee Nation stay reply, November 30, 2018

5C 18-11479 Cherokee Nation stay reply

Stay pending appeal, December 4, 2018

5C 18-11479 stay order

5C briefing schedule order, December 11, 2018

brackeen v. zinke 5c briefing schedule 18-11479_documents-1

US motion for extension of time to file opening brief, January 10, 2019

brackeen v. zinke icwa us motion for xt to file opening brief

Tribes’ opposition to US motion, January 10, 2019

brackeen v. zinke icwa tribes’ opposition to us xt motion

Fifth Circuit order granting extension, January 10, 2019

brackeen v. zinke 5c xt order 18-11479_documents

 

Elena Hung’s written testimony, House Energy & Commerce hearing, 2/6/19

HHRG-116-IF14-Wstate-HungE-20190206-U1

Simon Lazarus’s written testimony, House Energy & Commerce hearing, 2/6/19

Testimony-Simon Lazarus-Texas ACA Case-02-06-2019

Christen Linke-Young’s written testimony, House Energy & Commerce hearing, 2/6/19

Testimony-Christen Linke Young-Texas ACA Case-02-06-19

Tom Miller’s written testimony, House Energy & Commerce hearing, 2/6/19

MillerTexasvAzarTestimony

Avik Roy’s written testimony, House Energy & Commerce hearing, 2/6/19

Roy House EC Testimony 2019-02-06 (Written)

 

THE MARYLAND DEFEND-THE-ACA DECLARATORY JUDGMENT CASE

State of Maryland v. United States of America, No. 1:18-cv-2849 (D. Md.)
Complaint, September 13, 2018

Marylandv.United StatesACA

 

Maryland motion for preliminary injunction and to substitute defendant, November 13, 2018

PI and substitute defendant motion

Scheduling order, November 13, 2018

Scheduling order 11 13 18

Amended complaint, November 14, 2018

Amended complaint

Amended complaint (redline version)

Notice re summons, November 16, 2018

Maryland v. US notice re Rosenstein summons

Motion to dismiss amended complaint, November 16, 2018

Maryland v. US motion to dismiss

Letter re Michaels case, November 19, 2018

Maryland v. US notice re Michaels case

Rescheduling order, November 19, 2018

09319856579

Whitaker filings: Judicial Watch, November 26, 2018

09319864634

Whitaker filings: States, November 26, 2018

show_multidocs.pl 8

Whitaker filings: Constitutional Scholars, November 26, 2018

09319865394

Whitaker filings: CREW, November 26, 2018

show_multidocs.pl 9

Whitaker filings: Rosenberg, November 26, 2018

show_multidocs.pl 10

Op to US motion to dismiss, December 3, 2018

Maryland v. US mo dism op

Whitaker filing: US op to preliminary injunction, December 3, 2018

Maryland v. US US PI op

Maryland v. US US PI op exhibit

Maryland conditional motion for amended complaint, with proposed amended complaint, December 3, 2018

Maryland v. US conditional amended complaint w mo

Maryland Whitaker PI reply, December 6, 2018

Maryland v. US anti Whitaker reply

Maryland US motion to dismiss reply, December 10, 2018

Maryland v. US US dism reply

US notice of Texas v. U.S. decision, December 14, 2018

US notice of Texas decision

Maryland supplemental brief on Texas v. U.S., December 18, 2018, with attachments

Maryland v. US Maryland supplemental brief

US supplemental brief on Texas v. U.S., December 18, 2018

Maryland v. US US supplemental brief

Maryland Whitaker Michaels notice, December 21, 2018

Maryland v. US Maryland Whitaker notice of Michaels filing

Order inviting further briefing, January 2, 2019

Order for further briefing 1 2 19

US motion for stay, January 3, 2019maryland supplemental brief

maryland v. us us motion for stay 1 3 19

Maryland opposition to stay, January 3, 2019

maryland v. us maryland opposition to stay 1 3 19

Order denying stay, January 3, 2019

maryland v. us order denying stay

US supplemental brief, January 9, 2019

us supplemental brief

Maryland supplemental brief, January 9, 2019

maryland supplemental brief

Opinion dismissing case, February 1, 2019

Opinion dismissing case

Order dismissing case, February 1, 2019

Order dismissing case

 

Not (yet) filed in the Maryland case:

Elijah Cummings, “Trump Administration Actions Threaten People with Pre-Existing Conditions,” October 2018

EEC Maryland State-Level ACA Report

Office of Legal Counsel memo on Whitaker, November 14, 2018

OLC-Opinion-on-Matthew-Whitaker-Appointment

 

More on the Whitaker question

Motion to substitute in Michaels v. Sessions, No. 18-496, November 16, 2018

Motion-to-Substitute

Complaint in Blumenthal v. Whitaker, No. 1:18-cv-2664 (D. D.C.), November 19, 2018

5761445-0–7502