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Case: Common Cause v. Rucho

1:16-cv-01026 | U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

Filed Date: Aug. 5, 2016

Closed Date: Oct. 18, 2019

Clearinghouse coding in progress

Case Summary

(This summary is temporary while we research the case) On August 5, 2016, Common Cause, the North Carolina Democratic Party, and a group of North Carolina voters filed suit against Co-Chairmen of the Joint Select Committee on Congressional Redistricting, the Chair of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, and the Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Plaintiffs alleged that North Carolina's remedial 2016 congressional map was an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander in violation of the Firs Amendment, the Equal Protection Clause, and Article I §§ 1 & 2. 

Documents in the Clearinghouse

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1:16-cv-01026

Complaint for Declaratory Injunction and Injunctive Relief

Aug. 5, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

Complaint
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1:16-cv-01026

First Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

Sept. 7, 2016

Sept. 7, 2016

Complaint
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1:16-cv-01026

Defendant's Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss

Oct. 31, 2016

Oct. 31, 2016

Pleading / Motion / Brief
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1:16-cv-01026

Memorandum Opinion

March 3, 2017

March 3, 2017

Order/Opinion
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1:16-cv-01026

Memorandum Opinion

Sept. 8, 2017

Sept. 8, 2017

Order/Opinion
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1:16-cv-01026

Memorandum Opinion

Jan. 9, 2018

Jan. 9, 2018

Order/Opinion

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/4516814/common-cause-v-rucho/

Last updated Nov. 8, 2022, 6:24 p.m.

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COMPLAINT THREE JUDGE COURT FOR DECLARATORY JUDGMENT AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0418-1962481.), filed by COY E. BREWER, JR, ALICE L. BORDSEN, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, COMMON CAUSE, ROBERT WARREN WOLF, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, RICHARD TAFT, LARRY D. HALL, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, JONES P. BYRD, JOHN W. GRESHAM, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, DOUGLAS BERGER, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, CHERYL LEE TAFT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - 2016 Contingent Congressional Plan Committee Adopted Criteria, # 2 Exhibit B - 2016 Congressional Redistricting Plan, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet)(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 08/05/2016)

Aug. 5, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney EDWIN M. SPEAS, JR on behalf of Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF (SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 08/05/2016)

Aug. 5, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney CAROLINE P. MACKIE on behalf of Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF (MACKIE, CAROLINE) (Entered: 08/05/2016)

Aug. 5, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

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CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed pursuant to FRCP 7.1(a) by Plaintiff COMMON CAUSE (SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 08/05/2016)

Aug. 5, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney EMMET J. BONDURANT on behalf of Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF (BONDURANT, EMMET) (Entered: 08/05/2016)

Aug. 5, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney BENJAMIN W. THORPE on behalf of Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF (THORPE, BENJAMIN) (Entered: 08/05/2016)

Aug. 5, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney JASON J. CARTER on behalf of Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF (CARTER, JASON) (Entered: 08/05/2016)

Aug. 5, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

PACER

Case Assigned

Aug. 5, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

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Case ASSIGNED to CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR and MAGISTRATE JUDGE JOI ELIZABETH PEAKE. Set flag for Magistrate Judge Joi Elizabeth Peake. (Coyne, Michelle)

Aug. 5, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016

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Summons Issued as to All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Summons to David R. Lewis, # 2 Summons to Philip E. Berger, # 3 Summons to Timothy K. Moore, # 4 Summons to A. Grant Whitney, Jr., # 5 Summons to Patrick L. McCrory, # 6 Summons to The North Carolina State Board of Elections, # 7 Summons to the State of North Carolina) (Garland, Leah) (Entered: 08/08/2016)

Aug. 8, 2016

Aug. 8, 2016

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Notice of Right to Consent. Counsel shall serve the attached form on all parties. (Garland, Leah) (Entered: 08/08/2016)

Aug. 8, 2016

Aug. 8, 2016

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WAIVER OF SERVICE of SUMMONS by COY E. BREWER, JR, ALICE L. BORDSEN, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, COMMON CAUSE, ROBERT WARREN WOLF, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, RICHARD TAFT, LARRY D. HALL, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, JONES P. BYRD, JOHN W. GRESHAM, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, DOUGLAS BERGER, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, CHERYL LEE TAFT. PHILIP E. BERGER waiver sent on 8/9/2016, answer due 10/11/2016; DAVID R. LEWIS waiver sent on 8/9/2016, answer due 10/11/2016; TIMOTHY K. MOORE waiver sent on 8/9/2016, answer due 10/11/2016; ROBERT A. RUCHO waiver sent on 8/9/2016, answer due 10/11/2016; STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA waiver sent on 8/9/2016, answer due 10/11/2016; THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS waiver sent on 8/9/2016, answer due 10/11/2016; A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR waiver sent on 8/9/2016, answer due 10/11/2016. (SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 08/10/2016)

Aug. 10, 2016

Aug. 10, 2016

PACER
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WAIVER OF SERVICE of SUMMONS by COY E. BREWER, JR, ALICE L. BORDSEN, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, COMMON CAUSE, ROBERT WARREN WOLF, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, RICHARD TAFT, LARRY D. HALL, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, JONES P. BYRD, JOHN W. GRESHAM, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, DOUGLAS BERGER, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, CHERYL LEE TAFT. PATRICK L. McCRORY waiver sent on 8/11/2016, answer due 10/11/2016. (SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 08/15/2016)

Aug. 15, 2016

Aug. 15, 2016

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Consent AMENDED COMPLAINT - FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY JUDGMENT AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF - THREE JUDGE PANEL against defendant PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR, filed by COY E. BREWER, JR, ALICE L. BORDSEN, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, COMMON CAUSE, ROBERT WARREN WOLF, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, RICHARD TAFT, LARRY D. HALL, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, JONES P. BYRD, JOHN W. GRESHAM, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, DOUGLAS BERGER, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, CHERYL LEE TAFT, MORTON LURIE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - 2016 Contingent Congressional Plan Committee Adopted Criteria, # 2 Exhibit B - 2016 Congressional Redistricting Plan)(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 09/07/2016)

1 Exhibit A - 2016 Contingent Congressional Plan Committee Adopted Criteria

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2 Exhibit B - 2016 Congressional Redistricting Plan

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Sept. 7, 2016

Sept. 7, 2016

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney EDWIN M. SPEAS, JR on behalf of Plaintiff MORTON LURIE (SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 09/07/2016)

Sept. 7, 2016

Sept. 7, 2016

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney CAROLINE P. MACKIE on behalf of Plaintiff MORTON LURIE (MACKIE, CAROLINE) (Entered: 09/07/2016)

Sept. 7, 2016

Sept. 7, 2016

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney EMMET J. BONDURANT on behalf of Plaintiff MORTON LURIE (BONDURANT, EMMET) (Entered: 09/07/2016)

Sept. 7, 2016

Sept. 7, 2016

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney JASON J. CARTER on behalf of Plaintiff MORTON LURIE (CARTER, JASON) (Entered: 09/07/2016)

Sept. 7, 2016

Sept. 7, 2016

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney BENJAMIN W. THORPE on behalf of Plaintiff MORTON LURIE (THORPE, BENJAMIN) (Entered: 09/07/2016)

Sept. 7, 2016

Sept. 7, 2016

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney GREGORY L. DISKANT on behalf of Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF (DISKANT, GREGORY) (Entered: 09/07/2016)

Sept. 7, 2016

Sept. 7, 2016

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney SUSAN R. MILLENKY on behalf of Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF (MILLENKY, SUSAN) (Entered: 09/07/2016)

Sept. 7, 2016

Sept. 7, 2016

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney ALEXANDER MCCLURE PETERS on behalf of Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR (PETERS, ALEXANDER) (Entered: 09/12/2016)

Sept. 12, 2016

Sept. 12, 2016

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney JAMES BERNIER, JR on behalf of Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR (BERNIER, JAMES) (Entered: 09/12/2016)

Sept. 12, 2016

Sept. 12, 2016

PACER
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MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 12 Amended Complaint,,, by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(PETERS, ALEXANDER) (Entered: 09/15/2016)

Sept. 15, 2016

Sept. 15, 2016

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ORDER granting 22 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer for PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, and A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. Answer due by 10/31/2016. Signed by John Brubaker, Clerk of Court, on 09/15/2016. (Brubaker, John)

Sept. 15, 2016

Sept. 15, 2016

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Order on Motion for Extension of Time to Answer

Sept. 15, 2016

Sept. 15, 2016

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney THOMAS A. FARR on behalf of Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR (FARR, THOMAS) (Entered: 10/13/2016)

Oct. 13, 2016

Oct. 13, 2016

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney PHILLIP JOHN STRACH on behalf of Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR (STRACH, PHILLIP) (Entered: 10/13/2016)

Oct. 13, 2016

Oct. 13, 2016

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney MICHAEL DOUGLAS MCKNIGHT on behalf of Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR (MCKNIGHT, MICHAEL) (Entered: 10/13/2016)

Oct. 13, 2016

Oct. 13, 2016

PACER
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RESPONSE in Opposition re (17 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP) MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re (1) Complaint,, filed by WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Email Correspondence, # 2 Exhibit Harris v McCrory Order) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(EARLS, ANITA) (Entered: 10/18/2016)

Oct. 18, 2016

Oct. 18, 2016

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ORDER designating the Honorable James A. Wynn, United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, the Honorable William L. Osteen, Jr., Chief United States District Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina, and the Honorable W. Earl Britt, Senior United States District Judge the Eastern District of North Carolina, to serve in the hearing and determination of this matter, constituting a district court of three judges as provided by law. Signed on 10/25/2016 by ROGER L. GREGORY, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. (Garland, Leah) (Entered: 10/25/2016)

Oct. 25, 2016

Oct. 25, 2016

PACER
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MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, PATRICK L. McCRORY, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. Responses due by 11/25/2016 (FARR, THOMAS) (Entered: 10/31/2016)

Oct. 31, 2016

Oct. 31, 2016

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MEMORANDUM filed by Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, PATRICK L. McCRORY, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR re 28 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, PATRICK L. McCRORY, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. (FARR, THOMAS) (Entered: 10/31/2016)

Oct. 31, 2016

Oct. 31, 2016

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Rule 26(f) Report (Individual). by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. Responses due by 12/5/2016 (SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 11/10/2016)

Nov. 10, 2016

Nov. 10, 2016

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MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF re 30 Rule 26(f) Report (Individual). - Memorandum in Support of Plaintiffs' Rule 26(f) Report filed by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. (SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 11/10/2016)

Nov. 10, 2016

Nov. 10, 2016

PACER
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Rule 26(f) Report (Individual). Responses due by 12/8/2016 by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR.(FARR, THOMAS) (Entered: 11/14/2016)

Nov. 14, 2016

Nov. 14, 2016

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RESPONSE in Opposition re 28 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. Replies due by 12/12/2016. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix A - Shapiro v. McManus, No. 1:13-CV-03233-JKB, 2016 WL 4445320 (D. Md. Aug. 24, 2016), # 2 Appendix B - Whitford v. Gill, No. 15-CV-421, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 160811 (W.D. Wis. Nov. 21, 2016))(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 11/23/2016)

Nov. 23, 2016

Nov. 23, 2016

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REPLY, filed by Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, PATRICK L. McCRORY, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR, to Response to 28 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, PATRICK L. McCRORY, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. (FARR, THOMAS) (Entered: 12/07/2016)

Dec. 7, 2016

Dec. 7, 2016

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MOTION for Pre-Trial Conference by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 12/14/2016)

Dec. 14, 2016

Dec. 14, 2016

PACER

Motions Submitted

Dec. 14, 2016

Dec. 14, 2016

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Motions Submitted: 28 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim, 30 Rule 26(f) Report (Individual), 32 Rule 26(f) Report (Individual), to CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR. (Welch, Kelly)

Dec. 14, 2016

Dec. 14, 2016

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Motion Referred: re: 35 MOTION for Pre-Trial Conference, to CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR. (Welch, Kelly)

Dec. 15, 2016

Dec. 15, 2016

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Motions Referred

Dec. 15, 2016

Dec. 15, 2016

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ORDER signed by CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR on 12/19/2016; that Plaintiffs' Motion to Schedule Pre-Trial Conference in case number 1:16CV1026 (Doc. 35 ) is hereby GRANTED. FURTHER ORDERED that the parties in 1:16CV1164 shall meet and confer as required by LR 16.1(b) and thereafter file an appropriate Rule 26(f) report(s), on or before January 4, 2017. Upon the filing of the Rule 26(f) reports, the Clerk is directed to promptly set a hearing on an initial pretrial conference as required by LR 16.1(c) for each of these cases. The Clerk may confer with all counsel to determine a date upon which all counsel may be available in anticipation of the filing of the pretrial reports. Nevertheless, the pretrial conference will be set at the direction of the court. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(Garland, Leah) (Entered: 12/19/2016)

Dec. 19, 2016

Dec. 19, 2016

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NOTICE of Hearing: Pretrial Conference set for 2/6/2017 02:00 PM in Greensboro Courtroom #1 before CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN JR. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP (Welch, Kelly) (Entered: 01/13/2017)

Jan. 13, 2017

Jan. 13, 2017

PACER
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AMENDED Rule 26(f) Report (Individual) by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF.(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 02/01/2017)

Feb. 1, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017

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Joint MOTION to Consolidate Cases. Case to be consolidated with 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP (Joint Consent Motion) by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. Response to Motion due by 2/23/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 02/02/2017)

Feb. 2, 2017

Feb. 2, 2017

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MEMORANDUM filed by Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF re 39 Joint MOTION to Consolidate Cases. Case to be consolidated with 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP (Joint Consent Motion) filed by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. (SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 02/02/2017)

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Motions Submitted

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Motion Submitted: 38 Rule 26(f) Report (Individual), to CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR. (Welch, Kelly)

Feb. 2, 2017

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Pretrial Conference

Feb. 6, 2017

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Motions Submitted

Feb. 6, 2017

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR., in G-1: Pretrial Conference held on 2/6/2017. Attorneys Edwin Speas, Jr., Emmet Bondurant, Benjamin Thorpe and Caroline Mackie appeared on behalf of Plaintiffs Common Cause, et al. Attorneys Anita Earls and Gerald Hebert appeared on behalf of Plaintiffs League of Women Voters of North Carolina, et al. Attorneys Thomas Farr and James Bernier appeared on behalf of the Defendants. For reasons stated on the record, the Court orally grants 39 Joint Consent Motion to Consolidate Cases (1:16CV1026 & 1:16CV1164) for purposes of discovery and trial; Parties conferred and agreed upon scheduling order deadlines as to both cases; Parties to submit a proposed Joint Rule 26(f) Report for the Court's consideration; Court tentatively set this matter for trial on June 26, 2017. (Court Reporter Joseph Armstrong.) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(Welch, Kelly)

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Motion Submitted: 39 Joint MOTION to Consolidate Case with 1:16cv1164, to CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR. (Welch, Kelly)

Feb. 6, 2017

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ORDER signed by CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR on 02/07/2017; that the following actions are consolidated for purposes of discovery and trial: League of Women Voters v. Rucho, No. 1:16-cv-1164, and Common Cause v. Rucho, No. 1:16-cv-1026. All notices, requests, responses, motions and other filings related to both actions must be served on all counsel in each action and bear the case caption for each action that has been consolidated pursuant to this order. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP (Garland, Leah) (Entered: 02/07/2017)

Feb. 7, 2017

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JOINT 26(F) REPORT by Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF, WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(EARLS, ANITA) Modified on 2/15/2017 to properly set out correct event. (Garland, Leah) (Entered: 02/14/2017)

Feb. 14, 2017

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NOTICE by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF - Common Cause's Preliminary Outline of Legal Standards (filed per Court's request at the February 6, 2017 status conference) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 02/15/2017)

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MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney SUSAN R. MILLENKY by on behalf of DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. Responses due by 3/9/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(MILLENKY, SUSAN) (Entered: 02/16/2017)

Feb. 16, 2017

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MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM Plaintiff's Amended Complaint by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, PATRICK L. McCRORY, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. Response to Motion due by 3/14/2017 (FARR, THOMAS) (Entered: 02/21/2017)

Feb. 21, 2017

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MEMORANDUM filed by Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR re 45 MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM Plaintiff's Amended Complaint filed by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. (FARR, THOMAS) (Entered: 02/21/2017)

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ORDER signed by CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR on 03/01/2017 approving without modification 42 RULE 26F (JOINT) in case 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP and 42 RULE 26F (JOINT) in case 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP. Discovery shall be established as Standard. Mediation is not required under LR 16.4 in this case. The parties state that they do not wish to reference the case to a Magistrate Judge or appointment of a master. Trial is expected to take five (5) days and a jury trial has not been demanded. Plaintiff's Amended Pleadings due by 2/10/2017. Defendant's Amended Pleadings due by 2/10/2017. Discovery due by 4/28/2017. Joinder of Parties for Plaintiff due by 2/10/2017. Joinder of Parties for Defendant due by 2/10/2017. Motions due by 5/12/2017. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP (Garland, Leah) (Entered: 03/01/2017)

March 1, 2017

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ORDER signed by CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR on 03/01/2017, that the Motion to Withdraw as Counsel (1:16CV1026, Doc. 44 ) is GRANTED and that attorney Susan Millenky is hereby discharged as Plaintiffs counsel. Remaining counsel of record for Plaintiffs shall continue as counsel for Plaintiffs in this matter. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(Garland, Leah) (Entered: 03/01/2017)

March 1, 2017

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ANSWER to Amended Complaint by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(FARR, THOMAS) (Entered: 03/03/2017)

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MEMORANDUM OPINION signed by JUDGE JAMES A. WYNN, JR., CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR, and JUDGE W. EARL BRITT on 03/03/2017. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(Garland, Leah) Modified on 5/22/2017 to correct misspelling. (Garland, Leah) (Entered: 03/03/2017)

March 3, 2017

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ORDER signed JUDGE JAMES A. WYNN, JR, CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR, and JUDGE W. EARL BRITT on 03/03/2017, that the Defendants' Motion to Dismiss in Case No. 1:16-CV-1026 is DENIED; and it is further ORDERED that the Defendants' Motion to Dismiss First Amended Complaint Filed by League Of Women Voters Of North Carolina ("LWVNC") Plaintiffs in Case No. 1:16-CV-1164 is DENIED; and it is further ORDERED that the Defendants' Motion to Dismiss in Case No. 1:16-CV-1164 (Doc. 30 ) is DENIED, as moot. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP (Garland, Leah) (Entered: 03/03/2017)

March 3, 2017

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney STEVEN B. EPSTEIN on behalf of Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF (EPSTEIN, STEVEN) (Entered: 04/11/2017)

April 11, 2017

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney PETER A. NELSON on behalf of Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF (NELSON, PETER) (Entered: 04/19/2017)

April 19, 2017

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NOTICE of Trial Calendar: Bench Trial set for 6/26/2017 09:30 AM in Greensboro Courtroom #1 before CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN JR., JUDGE JAMES A. WYNN, JR., SENIOR JUDGE W. EARL BRITT. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP (Welch, Kelly) (Entered: 05/23/2017)

May 23, 2017

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FINAL PRETRIAL DISCLOSURES by WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Attachment 1 Deposition Designations, # 2 Exhibit COLLINS, WILLIAM designations, # 3 Exhibit EVANS, ELIZABETH designations, # 4 Exhibit FELDMAN, ELLIOTT designations, # 5 Exhibit FOX, FAULKNER designations, # 6 Exhibit LOVE, ANNETTE designations, # 7 Exhibit PALMER, MARIA designations, # 8 Exhibit PECK, GUNTHER designations, # 9 Exhibit PHELPS, ERSLA M designations, # 10 Exhibit QUINN, III, JOHN J designations, # 11 Exhibit SARVER, AARON J designations, # 12 Exhibit SUMPTER, JANIE S designations, # 13 Exhibit TROTTER KLENZ, MARY designations, # 14 Exhibit WILLIAMS, WILLIS designations, # 15 Exhibit LEWIS, REPRESENTATIVE DAVID I designations, # 16 Exhibit LEWIS, REPRESENTATIVE DAVID II designations, # 17 Exhibit HOFELLER, THOMAS B I designations, # 18 Exhibit HOFELLER, THOMAS B II designations, # 19 Exhibit RUCHO, SENATOR ROBERT A designations, # 20 Exhibit GIMPEL, JAMES G designations, # 21 Exhibit HOOD III, M.V. designations, # 22 Exhibit TRENDE, SEAN designations) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(GREENWOOD, RUTH) (Entered: 05/30/2017)

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3 Exhibit EVANS, ELIZABETH designations

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4 Exhibit FELDMAN, ELLIOTT designations

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5 Exhibit FOX, FAULKNER designations

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6 Exhibit LOVE, ANNETTE designations

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7 Exhibit PALMER, MARIA designations

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8 Exhibit PECK, GUNTHER designations

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9 Exhibit PHELPS, ERSLA M designations

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10 Exhibit QUINN, III, JOHN J designations

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11 Exhibit SARVER, AARON J designations

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12 Exhibit SUMPTER, JANIE S designations

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13 Exhibit TROTTER KLENZ, MARY designations

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14 Exhibit WILLIAMS, WILLIS designations

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15 Exhibit LEWIS, REPRESENTATIVE DAVID I designations

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16 Exhibit LEWIS, REPRESENTATIVE DAVID II designations

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17 Exhibit HOFELLER, THOMAS B I designations

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18 Exhibit HOFELLER, THOMAS B II designations

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FINAL PRETRIAL DISCLOSURES by WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(GREENWOOD, RUTH) (Entered: 05/30/2017)

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(See Amended Document 67 ) PRETRIAL DISCLOSURES by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Deposition Designations, # 2 Exhibit B - Joint Plaintiffs' Exhibit List, # 3 Exhibit C - Common Cause Plaintiffs' Exhibit List) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(SPEAS, EDWIN) Modified on 6/14/2017 (Welch, Kelly). (Entered: 05/30/2017)

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Exhibit List by WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Attachment 1 Joint Plaintiffs' Exhibit List, # 2 Exhibit Attachment 2 LWVNC Plaintiffs' Exhibit List) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(GREENWOOD, RUTH) (Entered: 05/30/2017)

May 30, 2017

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FINAL PRETRIAL DISCLOSURES by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR, PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Designations of Deposition Testimony, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Exhibit List (Expect to Offer), # 3 Exhibit 3 - Exhibit List (May Offer)) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(MCKNIGHT, MICHAEL) (Entered: 05/30/2017)

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney ANNA E. BODI on behalf of Plaintiffs WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(BODI, ANNA) (Entered: 05/31/2017)

May 31, 2017

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Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, PATRICK L. McCRORY, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR, PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(STRACH, PHILLIP) (Entered: 06/05/2017)

June 5, 2017

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NOTICE of Appearance by attorney MOLLY DANAHY on behalf of Plaintiffs WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(DANAHY, MOLLY) (Entered: 06/05/2017)

June 5, 2017

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Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law by WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(GREENWOOD, RUTH) (Entered: 06/05/2017)

June 5, 2017

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TRIAL BRIEF by Plaintiffs WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(GREENWOOD, RUTH) (Entered: 06/05/2017)

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Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 06/05/2017)

June 5, 2017

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NOTICE OF HEARING: Final Pretrial Conference set for 6/19/2017 09:30 AM in Greensboro Courtroom #1 before CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN JR. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(Welch, Kelly) (Entered: 06/08/2017)

June 8, 2017

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June 9, 2017

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TEXT ORDER - The parties have submitted a number of questions about trial issues to the Clerk. The majority of those questions and any other pre-trial issues will be addressed at a pre-trial conference scheduled for June 19, 2017. However, in light of the upcoming trial date, two issues will be addressed in this order. First, the parties asked whether there is a pre-trial deadline for filing evidentiary motions and responses. Any pre-trial motions to exclude expert testimony shall be filed on or before Monday, June 19, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Responses shall be filed on or before 12:00 noon on Thursday, June 22, 2017. A motion to exclude expert testimony shall include as an exhibit the expert report of the challenged witness along with any rebuttal expert reports. The filing of any other motion in limine or evidentiary motion will be addressed during the pre-trial conference. Second, the League Plaintiffs filed their transcript designations along with their pre-trial disclosures. The Common Cause Plaintiffs and Defendants should file their transcript designations at the earliest possible time. [Issued by CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR., on 06/09/2017.] Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP. (Cable, Frances)

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AMENDED DOCUMENT (Amended Rule 26(a)(3)(A) Pretrial Disclosures) by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. Amendment to (56 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP) Pretrial Disclosures,, . Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 06/13/2017)

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DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITION TRANSCRIPT by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 06/13/2017)

June 13, 2017

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OBJECTION - Other re (59 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 58 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP) Final Pretrial Disclosures,, by Plaintiffs WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Objections to Defendants' Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit Counter-Designations to Defendants Deposition Designations, # 3 Exhibit Collins Counter-Designations, # 4 Exhibit Feldman Counter-Designations, # 5 Exhibit Love Counter-Designations, # 6 Exhibit Palmer Counter-Designations, # 7 Exhibit Sumpter Counter-Designations, # 8 Exhibit Klenz Counter-Designations) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(EARLS, ANITA) (Entered: 06/13/2017)

June 13, 2017

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OBJECTION - Other re (58 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 59 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP) Final Pretrial Disclosures,, by Plaintiffs DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 06/13/2017)

June 13, 2017

June 13, 2017

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71

OBJECTION - Other re (57 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 56 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP) Pretrial Disclosures,, (58 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 57 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP) Exhibit List, (55 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 56 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP) Final Pretrial Disclosures, (54 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 55 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP) Final Pretrial Disclosures,,,,, by Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR, PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Defendants' Objections to Plaintiffs' Joint Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Defendants' Objections to Plaintiff LWV's Proposed Exhibits, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Defendants' Objections to Plaintiff Common Cause's Proposed Exhibits, # 4 Exhibit 4 - Defendants' Objections and Counter-Designations of Plaintiffs Designations of Deposition Testimony) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(MCKNIGHT, MICHAEL) (Entered: 06/13/2017)

June 13, 2017

June 13, 2017

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72

MOTION in Limine to exclude testimony of Sean P. Trende at trial by WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. Response to Motion due by 6/22/2017 Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(GREENWOOD, RUTH) (Entered: 06/19/2017)

June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017

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73

BRIEF re (71 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP) MOTION in Limine to exclude testimony of Sean P. Trende at trial . (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Expert Report of Sean P. Trende, dated April 3, 2017, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Deposition of Sean P. Trende, dated May 5, 2017, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Curriculum Vitae of Sean P. Trende, # 4 Exhibit 4 Expert Report of Dr. Simon Jackman, dated April 18, 2017, # 5 Exhibit 5 - Bernard Grofman & Gary King, The Future of Partisan Symmetry as a Judicial Test for, # 6 Exhibit 6 Rebuttal Report of Dr. Simon Jackman, dated April 17, 2017, # 7 Exhibit 7 Deposition of James G. Gimpel, dated April 27, 2017, # 8 Exhibit 8 Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Simon Jackman, # 9 Exhibit 9 Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Jowei Chen, # 10 Exhibit 10 Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Jonathan Rodden, # 11 Exhibit 11 American Political Science Association, APSR Submission Guidelines, updated August 26, 2016, # 12 Exhibit 12 Trial Transcript, Whitford v. Nichol, 218 F. Supp. 3d 837, 854 (W.D. Wis. 2016) (No. 1:15-cv-421-bbc), # 13 Exhibit 13 Expert Report of Simon Jackman, dated July 7, 2015, Whitford v. Nichol, 218 F. Supp. 3d 837 (W.D. Wis. 2016) (No. 1:15-cv-421-bbc), # 14 Exhibit 14 Almanac of American Politics 2014, at 1233 (Michael Barone et al. eds., 2014), # 15 Exhibit 15 Michael D. McDonald & Robin E. Best, Unfair Partisan Gerrymanders in Politics and Law: A Diagnostic Applied to Six Cases, 14 Election L.J. 312 (2015), # 16 Exhibit 16 - Samuel S. H. Wang, Three Tests for Practical Evaluation of Partisan Gerrymandering, 68 Stan. L. Rev. 1263 (2016)) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(GREENWOOD, RUTH) (Entered: 06/19/2017)

1 Exhibit Exhibit 1 - Expert Report of Sean P. Trende, dated April 3, 2017

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2 Exhibit Exhibit 2 - Deposition of Sean P. Trende, dated May 5, 2017

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3 Exhibit Exhibit 3 - Curriculum Vitae of Sean P. Trende

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4 Exhibit Exhibit 4 Expert Report of Dr. Simon Jackman, dated April 18, 2017

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5 Exhibit Exhibit 5 - Bernard Grofman & Gary King, The Future of Partisan Symmetry

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6 Exhibit Exhibit 6 Rebuttal Report of Dr. Simon Jackman, dated April 17, 2017

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7 Exhibit Exhibit 7 Deposition of James G. Gimpel, dated April 27, 2017

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8 Exhibit Exhibit 8 Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Simon Jackman

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9 Exhibit Exhibit 9 Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Jowei Chen

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10 Exhibit Exhibit 10 Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Jonathan Rodden

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11 Exhibit Exhibit 11 American Political Science Association, APSR Submission Guid

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12 Exhibit Exhibit 12 Trial Transcript, Whitford v. Nichol, 218 F. Supp. 3d 837, 8

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13 Exhibit Exhibit 13 Expert Report of Simon Jackman, dated July 7, 2015, Whitford

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14 Exhibit Exhibit 14 Almanac of American Politics 2014, at 1233 (Michael Barone e

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15 Exhibit Exhibit 15 Michael D. McDonald & Robin E. Best, Unfair Partisan Gerryma

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16 Exhibit Exhibit 16 - Samuel S. H. Wang, Three Tests for Practical Evaluation of

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June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017

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Pretrial Conference

June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before CHIEF JUDGE WILLIAM L. OSTEEN, JR., in G-1: Pretrial Conference held on 6/19/2017. Attorneys Edwin Speas, Jr., Emmet Bondurant, Benjamin Thorpe, Steven Epstein, Anita Earls, Anabelle Harless and Ruth Greenwood appeared on behalf of Plaintiffs. Attorneys Phillip Strach, Michael McKnight and James Bernier, Jr., appeared on behalf of Defendant. On the Court's own motion, the trial in this matter is continued to a date to be determined. Deadline for filing any Motions in Limine remains as today by 5:00 p.m. Responses due within fourteen days. Stipulations, Revised Joint Exhibit list and any motions with respect to expert witness testimony are to be filed one (1) week prior to the new trail date. Parties agree that the estimated trial time remains as five (5) days. (Court Reporter Jane Calhoun.) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(Welch, Kelly)

June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017

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74

MOTION to Stay by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO. Response to Motion due by 7/17/2017 Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(STRACH, PHILLIP) (Entered: 06/26/2017)

June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

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MEMORANDUM filed by Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO re (74 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 73 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP) MOTION to Stay filed by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(STRACH, PHILLIP) (Entered: 06/26/2017)

June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

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76

RESPONSE in Opposition re (71 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 72 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP) MOTION in Limine to exclude testimony of Sean P. Trende at trial filed by WILLIS WILLIAMS, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, GUNTHER PECK, WILLIAM COLLINS, AARON SARVER, JOHN QUINN, III, ANNETTE LOVE, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, MARIA PALMER, ERSLA PHELPS, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER filed by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR, PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, A. GRANT WHITNEY, JR. Replies due by 7/17/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Chart of 1992-2016 Congressional Plans - Divided Counties and VTDs) Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(STRACH, PHILLIP) (Entered: 07/03/2017)

July 3, 2017

July 3, 2017

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REPLY, filed by Plaintiffs WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS, to Response to (71 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 72 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP) MOTION in Limine to exclude testimony of Sean P. Trende at trial filed by WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(GREENWOOD, RUTH) (Entered: 07/17/2017)

July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017

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78

RESPONSE in Opposition re (74 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP) MOTION to Stay filed by TIMOTHY K. MOORE, PHILIP E. BERGER, ROBERT A. RUCHO, DAVID R. LEWIS filed by WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. Replies due by 7/31/2017 Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(HARLESS, ANNABELLE) (Entered: 07/17/2017)

July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017

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RESPONSE in Opposition re (74 in 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 73 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP) MOTION to Stay filed by TIMOTHY K. MOORE, PHILIP E. BERGER, ROBERT A. RUCHO, DAVID R. LEWIS filed by DOUGLAS BERGER, ALICE L. BORDSEN, CYNTHIA S. BOYLAN, COY E. BREWER, JR, JONES P. BYRD, COMMON CAUSE, WILLIAM H. FREEMAN, JOHN W. GRESHAM, LARRY D. HALL, MORTON LURIE, MELZER A. MORGAN, JR, JOHN MORRISON McNEILL, NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY, CHERYL LEE TAFT, RICHARD TAFT, RUSSELL G. WALKER, JR, ROBERT WARREN WOLF. Replies due by 7/31/2017 Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(SPEAS, EDWIN) (Entered: 07/17/2017)

July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017

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REPLY, filed by Defendants PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, to Response to (73 in 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP) MOTION to Stay filed by PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO, PHILIP E. BERGER, DAVID R. LEWIS, TIMOTHY K. MOORE, ROBERT A. RUCHO. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP(STRACH, PHILLIP) (Entered: 07/31/2017)

July 31, 2017

July 31, 2017

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NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL AND SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL on behalf of Plaintiffs WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. MOLLY DANAHY is substituted as counsel for Plaintiffs. Attorney MOLLY DANAHY terminated. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(DANAHY, MOLLY) (Entered: 08/04/2017)

Aug. 4, 2017

Aug. 4, 2017

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NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL AND SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL on behalf of Plaintiffs WILLIAM COLLINS, ELLIOTT FELDMAN, CAROL FAULKNER FOX, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NORTH CAROLINA, ANNETTE LOVE, MARIA PALMER, GUNTHER PECK, ERSLA PHELPS, JOHN QUINN, III, AARON SARVER, JANIE SMITH SUMPTER, ELIZABETH TORRES EVANS, WILLIS WILLIAMS. ANNA E. BODI is substituted as counsel for Plaintiffs. Attorney ANNA E. BODI terminated. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-01164-WO-JEP, 1:16-cv-01026-WO-JEP(BODI, ANNA) (Entered: 08/07/2017)

Aug. 7, 2017

Aug. 7, 2017

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Case Details

State / Territory: North Carolina

Case Type(s):

Election/Voting Rights

Key Dates

Filing Date: Aug. 5, 2016

Closing Date: Oct. 18, 2019

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

A non-profit advocating redistricting reform, the North Carolina Democratic Party, fifteen registered Democrats, one registered Republican.

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Non-profit NON-religious organization

Public Interest Lawyer: No

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

North Carolina State Board of Elections (Raleigh, Wake), State

State of North Carolina (Raleigh, Wake), State

Defendant Type(s):

Jurisdiction-wide

Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1983

Voting Rights Act, section 2, 52 U.S.C. § 10301 (previously 42 U.S.C. § 1973)

Constitutional Clause(s):

Freedom of speech/association

Equal Protection

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Non-settlement Outcome

Any published opinion

U.S. Supreme Court merits opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

Litigation

Issues

General:

Voting

Voting:

Redistricting/district composition

Vote dilution