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Senate Advances Judicial Pick Hostile To Voting Rights For Black People

Added: 19.01.2018 19:26 | 0 views | 0 comments


WASHINGTON ― Despite protests by civil rights leaders, the Senate voted Thursday to advance a judicial nominee who helped draft North Carolina’s voter suppression law, defended racially discriminatory gerrymandering and may have lied to the Senate about his role in disenfranchising black voters when he worked for the late Sen. Jesse Helms.

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Supreme Court Tells North Carolina To Hold Off On Redrawing Congressional Map

Added: 19.01.2018 17:27 | 0 views | 0 comments


The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday evening granted a request from Republican lawmakers in North Carolina to temporarily put on hold a lower court order that the state redraw its congressional map by next week.

Supreme Court blocks redrawing of North Carolina congressional maps

Added: 19.01.2018 13:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court's order for North Carolina to rework its congressional map because Republicans violated the Constitution by drawing electoral districts intended to maximize their party's chances of winning.

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Senate Advances Judicial Pick Hostile To Voting Rights For Black People

Added: 19.01.2018 10:27 | 0 views | 0 comments


WASHINGTON ― Despite protests by civil rights leaders, the Senate voted Thursday to advance a judicial nominee who helped draft North Carolina’s voter suppression law, defended racially discriminatory gerrymandering and may have lied to the Senate about his role in disenfranchising black voters when he worked for the late Sen. Jesse Helms.

From: www.yahoo.com

Supreme Court delays order for North Carolina to redraw maps

Added: 19.01.2018 9:42 | 0 views | 0 comments


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines.

Senate Advances Judicial Pick Hostile To Voting Rights For Black People

Added: 19.01.2018 1:41 | 0 views | 0 comments


WASHINGTON ― Despite protests by civil rights leaders, the Senate voted Thursday to advance a judicial nominee who helped draft North Carolina’s voter suppression law, defended racially discriminatory gerrymandering and may have lied to the Senate about his role in disenfranchising black voters when he worked for the late Sen. Jesse Helms.

From: www.yahoo.com

Supreme Court blocks redrawing of North Carolina congressional maps

Added: 18.01.2018 20:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court's order for North Carolina to rework its congressional map because Republicans violated the Constitution by drawing electoral districts intended to maximize their party's chances of winning.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Supreme Court says North Carolina does not have to immediately redraw congressional maps that a lower court ruled unconstitutional

Added: 18.01.2018 20:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

The decision means that this year’s elections will likely be conducted under the 2016 boundaries, in which Republicans hold 10 out of 13 congressional seats.

From: www.washingtonpost.com

Supreme Court delays order for North Carolina to redraw maps

Added: 18.01.2018 19:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

The decision delays a lower-court order.

From: abcnews.go.com

Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks North Carolina Gerrymandering Ruling

Added: 18.01.2018 19:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

The decision makes it likely the 2018 elections will be held using districts favorable to Republicans, but it is not particularly telling as the court weighs partisan gerrymandering.

From: www.nytimes.com

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