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.

September 11, 2017

To view on mobile, please click here.

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

DATE

CASE

 STATE 

 CASE TYPE 

EVENT

September 15, 2017 Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections VA RG Deadline for expert depositions 
September 15, 2017 Covington v. North Carolina NC RG Deadline for plaintiffs to file any objections to remedial districting plans and submit alternative redistricting plans
September 15, 2017 Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, et, al. v. State of Georgia  GA RG/PG Defendants’ answer due at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 
September 18, 2017 League of Women Voters v. Pennsylvania PA PG Petitioners’ response to preliminary objections from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania due at the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania 
September 18, 2017 Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, et, al. v. State of Georgia  GA RG/PG Discovery period begins
September 22, 2017 Covington v. North Carolina NC RG Deadline for defendants to file a response to the plaintiffs’ objections, if any
September 26, 2017 Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections VA RG Pre-trial briefs due at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 
September 27, 2017 Gill v. Whitford WI PG Defendants-Appellants’ reply brief due at the U.S. Supreme Court 
September 29, 2017 Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections VA RG Final pretrial conference, if necessary, at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 
October 2, 2017 Benisek v. Lamone MD PG Appellees’ motion to dismiss or affirm due at the U.S. Supreme Court
October 3, 2017 Gill v. Whitford WI PG Oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court
October 4, 2017 League of Women Voters v. Pennsylvania PA PG Hearing on the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s application for stay and application to intervene at the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania 
October 10-12, 2017 Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections VA RG Trial on remand at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 
October 16, 2017 Benisek v. Lamone MD PG Appellants’ reply brief due at the U.S. Supreme Court 
October 16, 2017 League of Women Voters v. Rucho and Common Cause v. Rucho NC PG Start of trial at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
October 20, 2017 Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, et, al. v. State of Georgia  GA RG/PG Deadline for plaintiffs’ expert disclosures 
October 2017 Vesilind v. Virginia Board of Elections VA -- Possible decision from Virginia Supreme Court whether to hear appeal  
November 17, 2017 Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, et, al. v. State of Georgia  GA RG/PG Deadline for defendants’ expert disclosures 
Fall 2017/Winter 2017-18 Dickson v. Rucho NC RG Possible decision from the North Carolina Supreme Court 
January 12, 2018 Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, et, al. v. State of Georgia GA RG/PG Conclusion of discovery period
Winter 2018 Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, et, al. v. State of Georgia  GA RG/PG Possible trial at the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Georgia