Decided

No. 15-1262

Roy Cooper, Governor of North Carolina, et al., Appellants v. David Harris, et al.

from the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Thomas, J., filed a concurring opinion. Alito, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment in part and dissenting in part, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, J., joined. Gorsuch, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.

Argued. For appellants: Paul D. Clement, Washington, D. C. For appellees: Mark E. Elias, Washington, D. C.; and Nicole A. Saharsky, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)

Reply of appellants Patrick McCrory, Governor of North Carolina, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Record received from the U.S.D.C. Middle Dist. of North Carolina is electronic.

Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.

Record requested form U.S.D.C. Middle Dist. of North Carolina.

CIRCULATED.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, December 5, 2016

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.

Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law filed.

Brief amici curiae of Campaign Legal Center, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed.

Brief of appellees David Harris and Christine Bowser filed.

Joint appendix filed (7 Volumes). (Statement of costs filed.)

The time to file the joint appendix and appellants' brief on the merits is extended to and including September 12, 2016.

Record received from U.S.D.C. Middle District of North Carolina (Plaintiffs' Notice of Appeal). The record is electronic.

PROBABLE JURISDICTION NOTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 16, 2016.

Reply of appellants Patrick McCrory, Governor of North Carolina, et al. filed.

Motion to affirm filed by appellees David Harris and Christine Bowser

Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due May 11, 2016)

Parties

David Harris and Christine Bowser, Appellant, represented by Marc E. Elias

Roy Cooper, Governor of North Carolina, et al., Appellant, represented by Thomas A. Farr

Roy Cooper, Governor of North Carolina, et al., Appellant, represented by Paul D. Clement

Amici Curiae

Campaign Legal Center, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Paul M. Smith

Constitutional Accountability Center, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brianne Jenna Gorod

The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by Debo P. Adegbile

The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by Bradley S. Phillips

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jeffrey B. Wall

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Nicole A. Saharsky

 
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