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Berger v. North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-248 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a state agent authorized by state law to defend the state’s interest in litigation must overcome a presumption of adequate representation to intervene as of right in a case in which a state official is a defendant; (2) whether a district court’s determination of adequate representation in ruling on a motion to intervene as of right is reviewed de novo or for abuse of discretion; and (3) whether petitioners Philip Berger, the president pro tempore of the state senate, and Timothy Moore, the speaker of the state house of representatives, are entitled to intervene as of right in this litigation.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 19 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 22, 2021)
Aug 26 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 22, 2021 to October 13, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 27 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 13, 2021.