Calendar of Upcoming Deadlines and Hearings

A calendar of upcoming deadlines and hearings in key redistricting cases including partisan gerrymandering cases in Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Maryland, and racial gerrymandering cases in North Carolina and Virginia.

December 11, 2017

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  • PG = Partisan Gerrymandering Claims
  • RG = Racial Gerrymandering Claims
  • VRA = Voting Rights Act Claims
  • D = Intentional Discrimination

DATE

CASE

 STATE 

 CASE TYPE 

EVENT

November 22, 2017 League of Women Voters v. Pennsylvania General Assembly PA PG Answers to new matter, if any, due at the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania
November 22, 2017 Bethune-Hill v. Virginia Board of Elections VA RG Plaintiffs’ reply brief due at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 
November 22, 2017 Agre v. Wolf PA PG Executive defendants and legislative-intervenors answer or other response to plaintiffs’ amended complaint due at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 
November 27, 2017 Agre v. Wolf PA PG Response to motion to dismiss, if filed, due at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 
November 27, 2017 Thompson v. Kemp GA Vari. Response to motion to dismiss due at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
November 29, 2017 Perez v. Abbott TX Vari. Plaintiffs-appellees’ motion to dismiss or affirm re: State of Texas’ state house plan appeals due at the U.S. Supreme Court 
December 1, 2017 Covington v. North Carolina NC RG Special master’s report and proposed remedy plan due to the U.S. District Court of the Middle District of North Carolina
December 1, 2017 Covington v. North Carolina NC RG Reply to legislative defendants objections to the special master’s draft report due at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina 
December 4, 2017 Agre v. Wolf PA PG Trial begins at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 
December 6, 2017 Perez v. Abbott TX Vari. State of Texas’ motion to dismiss or affirm re: plaintiffs-appellants’ congressional plan appeals due at the U.S. Supreme Court 
December 11, 2017 League of Women Voters v. Pennsylvania General Assembly PA PG Start of trial at the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania 
December 11, 2017 Diamond v. Torres PA PG Defendants’ motion to dismiss due at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
December 13, 2017 Perez v. Abbott TX Vari. State of Texas’ reply to the plaintiffs-appellees’ motion to dismiss or affirm re: state house plan appeal due at the U.S. Supreme Court 
December 15, 2017 Dickson v. Rucho NC RG Hearing on whether the case is moot or if there are other issues requiring resolution or relief at the Wake County Superior Court
December 20, 2017 Perez v. Abbott TX Vari. Plaintiffs-appellants’ reply to the State of Texas’ motion to dismiss or affirm re: congressional plan appeals due at the U.S. Supreme Court 
December 26, 2017 Diamond v. Torres PA PG Plaintiffs’ response to motion to dismiss due at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 
December 29, 2017 Vesilind v. Virginia Board of Elections VA - Brief of the appellees due at the Virginia Supreme Court
December 31, 2017 League of Women Voters v. Pennsylvania General Assembly PA PG Findings of fact and conclusions of law due to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court  
January 12, 2018 Vesilind v. Virginia Board of Elections VA - Appellants’ reply brief due at the Virginia Supreme Court 
January 2018 Covington v. North Carolina NC RG Hearing on the special master’s report at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
February 16, 2018

Thompson v. Kemp

GA Vari. Conclusion of discovery on the racial gerrymandering claims
Winter 2017-18 League of Women Voters v. Rucho and Common Cause v. Rucho  NC PG Possible decision from the U.S. District Court of the Middle District of North Carolina 
Winter 2018 Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections VA RG Possible decision from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Winter 2018

Thompson v. Kemp

GA Vari. Possible trial at the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia
Winter-Spring 2018 Gill v. Whitford WI PG Decision from the U.S. Supreme Court