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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

North Carolina v. Covington

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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 26 2018Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due April 27, 2018)
Apr 27 2018Motion to affirm filed by appellees Sandra Little Covington, et al.
May 15 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/31/2018.
May 15 2018Reply of appellants State of North Carolina, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 04 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/7/2018.
Jun 11 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.
Jun 18 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/21/2018.
Jun 26 2018Supplemental brief of appellants State of North Carolina, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 27 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
Jun 28 2018Adjudged to be AFFIRMED in part and REVERSED in part. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion). Justice Thomas, dissenting. (Detached Opinion)
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