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.

July 25, 2017

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

DATE

CASE

 STATE 

 CASE TYPE 

EVENT

July 27, 2017 North Carolina v. Covington NC RG Hearing at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina on the remedial map process and on whether a special election should be held
July 31, 2017 Perez v. Texas TX VRA Post-trial briefs due at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
July 31, 2017 League of Women Voters v. Pennsylvania PA PG Petitioners’ opposition to the respondents' motion to dismiss due at the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania
July 31, 2017 Dickson v. Rucho NC RG Plaintiffs-Appellees' brief due to the North Carolina Supreme Court

Summer/Fall 2017

Benisek v. Lamone

MD

PG

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

Summer/Fall 2017 Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama AL RG Hearing on remedial plans at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
Summer/Fall 2017 North Carolina v. Covington NC PG Post-judgment remedial proceedings on remand at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
August 2017 Vesilind v. Virginia Board of Elections VA -- Possible decision from Virginia Supreme Court on whether to hear appeal  
August 3, 2017 Gill v. Whitford WI PG Defendants-Appellants' opening brief due at the U.S. Supreme Court
August 10, 2017 Gill v. Whitford WI PG Amicus briefs in support of defendants-appellants or in support of neither party due at the U.S. Supreme Court
August 18, 2017 Dickson v. Rucho NC RG Defendants-Appellants' brief due at the North Carolina Supreme Court
August 25, 2017 Dickson v. Rucho NC RG Plaintiffs-Appellees' reply brief due at the North Carolina Supreme Court
August 28, 2017 Dickson v. Rucho NC RG Hearing at the North Carolina Supreme Court
September 5, 2017 Gill v. Whitford WI PG Plaintiffs-Appellees' response brief due at the U.S. Supreme Court
September 12, 2017 Gill v. Whitford WI PG Amicus briefs in support of plaintiffs-appellees 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 3, 2017 Gill v. Whitford WI PG Oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court
October 5, 2017 Gill v. Whitford WI PG Defendants-Appellants' reply brief due at the U.S. Supreme Court
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 
Winter 2017-2018 Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, et, al. v. State of Georgia GA RG/PG Possible trial at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
TBD League of Women Voters v. Rucho and Common Cause v. Rucho NC PG Trial continued indefinitely by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina