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Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-895 M.D. Ala. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2014

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among counsel to the petitioners in this case.

Issue: Whether Alabama's legislative redistricting plans unconstitutionally classify black voters by race by intentionally packing them in districts designed to maintain supermajority percentages produced when 2010 census data are applied to the 2001 majority-black districts.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jan 23 2014Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due February 26, 2014)
Jan 23 2014Appendix of Alabama Legislative Black Caucus, et al. filed.
Feb 4 2014Order extending time to file response to statement as to jurisdiction to and including March 28, 2014.
Mar 24 2014Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including April 21, 2014.
Apr 21 2014Motion to dismiss or affirm filed by appellees Alabama, et al.
May 2 2014Reply of appellants Alabama Legislative Black Caucus, et al. filed.
May 6 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 22, 2014.
May 27 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 29, 2014.
Jun 2 2014PROBABLE JURISDICTION NOTED limited to Question 2 presented by the statement as to jurisdiction. Probable jurisdiction is noted in No. 13-1138 limited to Question 1 presented by the statement as to jurisdiction. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.
Jul 10 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the appellees.
Jul 22 2014The time to file the joint appendix and appellants' briefs on the merits is extended to and including August 13, 2014.
Jul 22 2014The time to file appellees' briefs on the merits is extended to and including October 9, 2014.
 
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