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Case Name Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas v. Smith PB-TX-0013
Docket / Court 1:15-cv-01058-SS ( W.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Planned Parenthood Litigation
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Benefit Source
Medicaid
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief granted
Defendant-type
Hospital/Health Department
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
General
Abortion
Contraception
Payment for care
Medical/Mental Health
Reproductive health care (including birth control, abortion, and others)
Plaintiff Type
Non-profit NON-religious organization
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Medicaid, 42 U.S.C §1396 (Title XIX of the Social Security Act)
Defendant(s) Health and Human Services Commission
Plaintiff Description Planned Parenthood Providers and Medicaid Patients
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Source of Relief Litigation
Order Duration 2017 - n/a
Filed 11/23/2015
Case Ongoing Yes
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Docket(s)
1:15-cv-01058-SS (W.D. Tex.)
PB-TX-0013-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/30/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief [Class Action] [ECF# 1]
PB-TX-0013-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/23/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief [Class Action] [ECF# 76]
PB-TX-0013-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/17/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 100] (W.D. Tex.)
PB-TX-0013-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/21/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion [Ct. of App. ECF# 00514800434] (913 F.3d 551)
PB-TX-0013-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/17/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Jones, Edith Hollan (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Sparks, Sam (W.D. Tex.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Clapman, Alice (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Krasnoff, Helene T. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Muniz, Richard (Illinois) show/hide docs
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Ratakonda, Maithreyi (New York) show/hide docs
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Sandman, Jennifer (New York) show/hide docs
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Watkins, Thomas H. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Biggs, Adam Arthur (Texas) show/hide docs
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Cochran-McCall, Amanda J. (Texas) show/hide docs
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