New York v. Trump, 20-CV-5770 (RCW) (PWH) (JMF)

CourtUnited States District Courts. 2nd Circuit. United States District Courts. 2nd Circuit. Southern District of New York
Citation485 F.Supp.3d 422
Decision Date10 September 2020
Parties State of NEW YORK, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Donald J. TRUMP, in his official capacity as President of the United States, et al., Defendants.
Docket Number20-CV-5770 (RCW) (PWH) (JMF)

485 F.Supp.3d 422

State of NEW YORK, et al., Plaintiffs,
v.
Donald J. TRUMP, in his official capacity as President of the United States, et al., Defendants.

20-CV-5770 (RCW) (PWH) (JMF)

United States District Court, S.D. New York.

Signed September 10, 2020


485 F.Supp.3d 430

Elena Stacy Goldstein, Eric Ross Haren, Matthew Colangelo, Fiona Jeannette Kaye, Morenike Fajana, Judith Naomi Vale, NYS Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of New York.

Eric Olson, Colorado Department of Law, Denver, CO, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Colorado.

Joshua Perry, Office of the Attorney General, Connecticut, Hartford, CT, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Connecticut.

Vanessa L. Kassab, Delaware Department of Justice, Wilmington, DE, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Delaware.

Kathleen Konopka, DC Office of the Attorney General, Washington, DC, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff District of Columbia.

Nicholas Matthew McLean, Department of the Attorney General, State of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Hawaii.

Jeffrey VanDam, Illinois Attorney General's Office, Chicago, IL, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Illinois.

Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiffs State of Maryland, State of North Carolina, State of Rhode Island, Commonwealth of Virginia, City of Phoenix, City of Pittsburgh, City of Providence, City of Seattle, County of Cameron, County of Hidalgo.

Ann E. Lynch, Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, Springfield, MA, Miranda M. Cover, Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, Boston, MA, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Jennifer Marie Jackson, Michigan Department of Attorney General, Lansing, MI, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Michigan.

Jacob Campion, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General, St. Paul, MN, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Minnesota.

Heidi Parry Stern, Nevada Attorney General, Las Vegas, NV, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Nevada.

Marie Soueid, Office of the New Jersey Attorney General, Trenton, NJ, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of New Jersey.

Tania Maestas, NM Office of the Attorney General, Santa Fe, NM, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of New Mexico.

Brian Alexander de Haan, Allen & Overy, LLP, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Oregon.

Aimee D. Thomson, PA Office of the Attorney General, Philadelphia, PA, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Benjamin Daniel Battles, Office of the Attorney General, Montpelier, VT, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Vermont.

Laura Kristine Clinton, Washington State Attorney General, Seattle, WA, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Washington.

Matthew Timothy Jerzyk, City of Central Falls, Central Falls, RI, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff City of Central Falls.

Rebecca Hirsch, City of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff City of Chicago.

Lara Baker-Morrish, Richard Coglianese, City Attorney's Office, Columbus, OH, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff City of Columbus.

Aaron Michael Bloom, New York City Law Department, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff City of New York.

Michael Wu-Kung Pfautz, City of Philadelphia Law Department, Philadelphia, PA, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff City of Philadelphia.

Dennis J. Herrera, Erin Lee Kuka, San Francisco City Attorney's Office, San Francisco, CA, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff City and County of San Francisco.

Ian R. Kaplan, El Paso County Attorney's Office, El Paso, TX, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff County of El Paso.

William Merrill Litt, County of Monterey, Salinas, CA, Elena Stacy Goldstein, Matthew Colangelo, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff County of Monterey.

I John Daniel Reaves, John Daniel Reaves, Attorney, Washington, DC, Elena Stacy Goldstein, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff United States Conference of Mayors.

Susan P. Herman, Office of The Attorney General, Augusta, ME, Elena Stacy Goldstein, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Maine.

Steven Carl Kilpatrick, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Madison, WI, Elena Stacy Goldstein, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff State of Wisconsin.

Tsega Girma, Howard County Office of Law, Ellicott City, MD, Elena Stacy Goldstein, New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, for Plaintiff Howard County.

Adriel Ivan Cepeda DeRieux, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, Davin McKay Rosborough, Jonathan Topaz, Perry Grossman, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, New York, NY, Dale E. Ho, Sarah E. Brannon, Pro Hac Vice, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, John Arak Freedman, Daniel F. Jacobson, Robert Stanton Jones, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Washington, DC, Edgar Saldivar, ACLU of Texas, Thomas Paul Buser-Clancy, American Civil Liberties Union, Houston, TX, Julia Alejandra Gomez Hernandez, Peter Eliasberg, ACLU of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, for Plaintiff New York Immigration Coalition.

Adriel Ivan Cepeda DeRieux, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, Davin McKay Rosborough, Jonathan Topaz, Perry Grossman, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, New York, NY, Dale E. Ho, Sarah E. Brannon, Pro Hac Vice, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, John Arak Freedman, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Washington, DC, Edgar Saldivar, Thomas Paul Buser-Clancy, ACLU of Texas, Houston, TX, Julia Alejandra Gomez Hernandez, ACLU of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, for Plaintiffs CASA, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, ADC Research Institute, Casa Make the Road New York.

John Arak Freedman, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Washington, DC, Perry Grossman, New York Civil Liberties Union, New York, NY, Edgar Saldivar, Thomas Paul Buser-Clancy, ACLU of Texas, Houston, TX, Julia Alejandra Gomez Hernandez, ACLU of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, for Plaintiff FIEL Houston Inc.

Allison Rovner, Jeffrey Stuart Oestericher, United States Attorney's Office, New York, NY, Elliott Marc Davis, Sopan Joshi, Daniel Mauler, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for Defendants.

Before: RICHARD C. WESLEY, United States Circuit Judge, PETER W. HALL, United States Circuit Judge, JESSE M. FURMAN, United States District Judge

OPINION AND ORDER

RICHARD C. WESLEY and PETER W. HALL, United States Circuit Judge, JESSE M. FURMAN, United States District Judge

485 F.Supp.3d 433

BACKGROUND ...435

A. The Constitutional and Statutory Scheme ...436

B. The Use of Census Data ...––437––

C. The Citizenship Question Litigation and Its Aftermath ...438

D. The 2020 Census ...439

E. The Presidential Memorandum ...441

F. This Litigation ...442

SUMMARY JUDGMENT STANDARD ...443

STANDING AND RIPENESS ...444

A. The Law of Standing ...444

B. Facts Relevant to Standing ...446

C. Standing Analysis ...453

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    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Northern District of California
    • October 22, 2020
    ...end[s] with a set of procedures known as ‘Non-Response Follow-Up’ operations." New York v. Trump , No. 20-CV-5770 (RCW) (PWH) (JMF), 485 F.Supp.3d 422, ––––, (S.D.N.Y. 2010) (three-judge court) (per curiam). Non-Response Follow-Up (also referred to as "NRFU") is conducted in person "to ensu......
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    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Northern District of California
    • September 24, 2020
    ...the federal government's job to collect and distribute accurate federal decennial census data." New York v. Trump , No. 20-CV-5770, 485 F.Supp.3d 422, 457, (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 10, 2020) (three-judge court); see also Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, The Judiciary, and Related Agencie......
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    ...561, 112 S.Ct. 2130, 119 L.Ed.2d 351 (1992) (internal quotation marks and citations omitted); see New York v. Trump, No. 20 Civ. 5770, 485 F.Supp.3d 422, 443–45, (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 10, 2020). "[A] plaintiff must demonstrate standing for each claim and form of relief sought." Cacchillo v. Insme......
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