from the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Opposition to motion to affirm of appellants North Carolina, et al., Appellants filed.
Motion to affirm filed by appellees Sandra Little Covington, et al.
Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due March 27, 2017)
Reply of applicant North Carolina, et al., Appellants filed.
Application (16A646) referred to the Court.
Application (16A646) granted by the Court. The application for stay of the order of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, case No. 1:15-CV-399, entered on November 29, 2016, presented to The Chief Justice and by him referred to the Court is granted, pending the timely filing of a statement as to jurisdiction. Should such statement be timely filed, this order shall remain in effect pending this Court�s action on the appeal. If the judgment should be affirmed, or the appeal dismissed, this stay shall expire automatically. In the event jurisdiction is noted or postponed, this order will remain in effect pending the sending down of the judgment of this Court.
Response to application from respondent Sandra Little Covington, et al. filed.
Response Requested due no later than noon on January 9, 2017
Application (16A646) for a stay of remedial order pending resolution of direct appeal in this Court, submitted to The Chief Justice.