RALEIGH (AP) Advocacy groups and Democratic voters in North Carolina say partisan bias within congressional districts Republicans drew are so deliberate and obvious the U.S. Supreme Court should rule the lines unconstitutional. Common Cause, the League of Women Voters and ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court has already heard a major case about political line-drawing that has the potential to reshape American politics. Now, before even deciding that one, the court is taking up another similar case. The arguments justices will ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) Hundreds filed for congressional, legislative and county positions Feb. 12 as the North Carolina candidate period opened, but not before yet another court ruling was issued from reams of pending litigation seeking to alter more districts or filing dates. ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dozens of North Carolina voters are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to ensure this year’s legislative elections are held under district lines redrawn recently by federal judges, since previous elections this decade occurred under what have ...Read More »
Elections – Congressional Districts – Partisan Gerrymander – Constitutional – First & Fourteenth Amendments
Common Cause v. Rucho (Lawyers Weekly No. 003-002-18, 205 pp.) (James Wynn Jr., Circuit Judge) (William Osteen Jr., District Judge, concurring in part & dissenting in part) 1:16-cv-01026; M.D.N.C. Stayed by the U.S. Supreme Court. Holding: Plaintiffs’ evidence shows that ...
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