|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-1364||M.D.N.C.||Not Argued||Jun 28, 2018||n/a||Per Curiam||OT 2017|
Holding: The district court’s order is affirmed insofar as it provided a court-drawn remedy for Senate Districts 21 and 28 and House Districts 21 and 57 and reversed as to the court’s actions concerning the legislature’s redrawing of House districts in Wake and Mecklenburg Counties.
Judgment: Affirmed in part and reversed in part in a per curiam opinion on June 28, 2018. Justice Thomas filed a dissenting opinion.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 26 2018||Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due April 27, 2018)|
|Apr 27 2018||Motion to affirm filed by appellees Sandra Little Covington, et al.|
|May 15 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/31/2018.|
|May 15 2018||Reply of appellants State of North Carolina, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 04 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/7/2018.|
|Jun 11 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.|
|Jun 18 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.|
|Jun 26 2018||Supplemental brief of appellants State of North Carolina, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 27 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.|
|Jun 28 2018||Adjudged to be AFFIRMED in part and REVERSED in part. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion). Justice Thomas, dissenting. (Detached Opinion)|
|Jul 30 2018||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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