Last Updated: December 6, 2013 at 11:13 AM
League of Women Voters of North Carolina v. Howard
Date Filed: August 12, 2013
State: North Carolina
Issues: Voter ID, Voting Rights Act, Voter Supression
Current Court: Middle District of North Carolina (Case 1:13-cv-00660 )
1. Does the reduction in early voting days, loss of same-day registration, and elimination of out of precinct provisional voting opportunities violate the Fourteenth Amendment?
2. Did the Generally Assembly have a discriminatory purpose, which would violate the Fourteenth Amendment, in passing H.B. 589?
3. Do the limits on early voting days, same day registration, and out of precinct provisional voting violate Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (42 U.S.C. 1973)?
4. If the Court finds discrimination against African Americans, should North Carolina be covered under Section 3(c) of the Voting Rights Act?
Complaint filed 8/12/13. Answer filed 10/21/13. Motion to Intervene filed 11/25/13. U.S.'s motion to consolidate filed 11/26/13.
District Court Documents
- Complaint (filed 8/12/13)
- North Carolina's Motion for Extension (filed 9/3/13)
- Consent Motion for Extension of Time (filed 9/12/13)
- Order Granting State of North Carolina's Extension of Time to Answer (filed 9/16/13)
- Order Granting Governor Patrick McCrory's Extension of Time to Answer (filed 9/16/13)
- Defendant's Answer (filed 10/21/13)
- Order Granting Leave to File Amicus Brief (filed 11/22/13)
- Motion to Intervene by Plaintiffs Duke et al. (filed 11/25/13)
- Motion by U.S. to Consolidate Cases (filed 11/26/13)
- Plaintiffs' Memorandum in Opposition to U.S.'s Motion to Consolidate Cases (filed 12/3/13)
- Plaintiffs' Motion to Consolidate Cases (filed 12/3/13)
- Defendants' Rule 26(f) Report (filed 12/5/13)
- Plaintiffs' Rule 26(f) Report (filed 12/5/13)