High-profile lawsuits keep NC in court

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Sharp disagreements about the direction of public policy have landed North Carolina in state and federal courts with some regularity over the past several years. Now that Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican legislative leaders are from different parties, the two branches of government are finding themselves on the opposite sites of cases.

From dust-ups over drawing legislative districts to battles over Medicaid law, here are the highest-profiles cases North Carolina state government finds itself fighting in court and where they stand.