Law and courts reporter at @NCPolicyWatch. Formerly of @postandcourier. #UNT grad. Texas native, pseudo Virginian, Raleigh transplant. Tweets are my own.

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Melissa Boughton, Courts and Law Reporter, joined N.C. Policy Watch in September 2016. She covers local, state and federal courts and writes about key decisions that impact the lives of North Carolinians. Before joining the project, Melissa worked the crime and courts beats at The Post and Courie...

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@aaronsarver @BillyCorriher @rpbp @DKElections @democracync @brentlaurenz @scsj I'm not sure but if I had to guess, maybe this would be in the form of an amicus brief?
Federal judges deny request for stay in partisan #gerrymandering case as #SCOTUS considers it (w/court document)  http://bit.ly/2EOUaKN  #ncga #ncpol https://t.co/q1YWB7O40b
As #SCOTUS awaits responses in #ncga request to halt partisan gerrymandering ruling, lower court denies same request #ncga #ncpol https://t.co/et3R8fYj3Z
RT @DarrenJNC: Three-Judge Panel denies NC stay request (3-0) in the Common Cause (Congressional Map) case. Now up to SCOTUS.
RT @DarrenJNC: So #ncga House session has gaveled in and gaveled out. Next session Friday at 10am. Will also be a no-vote session. #ncpol
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