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Vesilind v. Va. State Bd. of Elections

Last Updated May 31, 2018
Case number

No. CL15003886-00 (Va. Cir. Ct., Richmond City), No. 160643, 170697 (Va. S. Ct.)

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A state court challenge to Virginia’s state legislative map, on the grounds that the map violated state constitutional compactness standards.

On Mar. 31, 2017, the trial court rejected the challenges to the state legislative map based on the compactness provision of the state constitution.  On May 31, 2018, the Virginia Supreme Court affirmed that decision.

History

Case filings, starting with most recent court
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Plaintiffs' petition for appeal of circuit court decision May 23, 2017
Opposition [Document not yet available] Jun 14, 2017
Reply [Document not yet available] Jun 28, 2017
Document icon Amicus brief of former attorneys general Jun 30, 2017
Document icon Amicus brief of Prof. A.E. Dick Howard et al. Jun 30, 2017
Document icon Amicus brief of LWV Jun 30, 2017
Review granted [Document not yet available] Oct 24, 2017
Document icon Plaintiffs' opening brief Dec 14, 2017
Document icon Amicus brief of former attorneys general Dec 14, 2017
Document icon Amicus brief of Prof. A.E. Dick Howard et al. Dec 14, 2017
Document icon Amicus brief of LWV Dec 14, 2017
State's brief [Document not yet available] Jan 8, 2018
Reply [Document not yet available] Jan 22, 2018
Highlighted document Document icon Opinion affirming trial court May 31, 2018
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Va. House's motion for summary judgment Jan 26, 2017
Document icon Plaintiffs' opp. to summary judgment Feb 20, 2017
Document icon Va. House's reply Feb 23, 2017
Decision denying motion for summary judgment [Document not yet available] Mar 2, 2017
Document icon State Board's motion in limine re compactness test Feb 16, 2017
Document icon Va. House's brief re compactness test Feb 21, 2017
Document icon Plaintiffs' opposition Feb 27, 2017
Document icon Stipulations Feb 23, 2017
Document icon Stipulations Mar 7, 2017
Highlighted document Document icon Opinion rejecting challenge Mar 31, 2017
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Va. Sens.' brief re leg. privilege May 27, 2016
Document icon Va. Div. Leg. Services' brief re leg. privilege May 27, 2016
Document icon Plaintiffs' response to Va. Sens. Jun 22, 2016
Document icon Plaintiffs' response to Va. Div. Leg. Services Jun 22, 2016
Document icon Va. Sens.' reply Jul 1, 2016
Va. Div. Leg. Services' reply [Document not yet available] Jul 1, 2016
Document icon Opinion granting broader privilege Sep 15, 2016
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Complaint Sep 14, 2015
Document icon Motion to quash (leg. privilege) Dec 10, 2015
Document icon Plaintiffs' opposition Dec 17, 2015
Document icon Defendants' reply Dec 31, 2015
Document icon Opinion re leg. privilege Jan 29, 2016

Map | Challenged state Senate map

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Map | Challenged state House map

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