Calendar of Upcoming Deadlines and Hearings

March 1, 2017

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  • PG stands for Partisan Gerrymandering Claims
  • RG stands for Racial Gerrymandering Claims

DATE

CASE

 STATE 

 CASE TYPE 

EVENT

February 24, 2017 Whitford v. Gill WI PG Defendants’ notice of appeal filed at the U.S. Supreme Court

March 3, 2017

MD

PG

Deadline for completion of fact discovery 

March 3, 2017

League of Women Voters v. Rucho and Common Cause v. Rucho

NC

PG

Defendants’ answers to plaintiffs’ complaints due at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

March 13-16, 2017

Vesilind v. Virginia Board of Elections 

VA

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Trial at the Richmond City Circuit Court on claims under VA state constitution

March 27, 2017

North Carolina v. Covington

NC

PG

Appellees’ motion to dismiss or affirm due at the U.S. Supreme Court

April 14, 2017

MD

PG

Deadline for completion of disclosure and responses to disclosures

April 14, 2017 Benisek v. Lamone MD PG Deadline for completion of expert discovery
April 25, 2017 Whitford v. Gill WI PG Jurisdictional statement due at the U.S. Supreme Court
April 28, 2017 League of Women Voters v. Rucho and Common Cause v. Rucho NC PG Deadline for completion of fact and expert discovery
May 12, 2017 League of Women Voters v. Rucho and Common Cause v. Rucho NC PG Dispositive motions due to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
May 23, 2017 Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama AL RG Deadline for filing notice of passage of remedial legislative plans with the U.S. District Court for Middle District of Alabama

Spring 2017

Perez v. Texas

TX

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Possible decision from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas on Section 2 and intentional discrimination claims 

Spring 2017

North Carolina v. Covington

NC

PG

U.S. Supreme Court decision whether to take merits briefing anticipated

Spring 2017

Dickson v. Rucho

NC

PG

U.S. Supreme Court decision whether to take merits briefing anticipated

Spring/Summer 2017

Cooper v. Harris

NC

RG

Decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on racial gerrymandering claims

Spring/Summer 2017

Harris v. McCrory

NC

PG

U.S. Supreme Court decision whether to take merits briefing on partisan gerrymandering anticipated

Summer 2017 Whitford v. Gill WI PG U.S. Supreme Court decision whether to take merits briefing anticipated
June 26-July 3, 2017 League of Women Voters v. Rucho and Common Cause v. Rucho NC PG Trial date at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

Summer/Fall 2017

Benisek v. Lamone

MD

PG

Possible trial at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland