8th Circuit Court Ruling Alters Voting Rights Act Interpretation

The majority ruled that private parties cannot sue under the act, only the federal government. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that only the U.S.…

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Supreme Court Rejects Alabama Districting Map 

The majority cites Voting Rights Act in the ruling. The Supreme Court released the decision on Thursday that the congressional districting map drawn up for Alabama likely violates…

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Supreme Court to Hear South Carolina Redistricting Case

Legislators appeal the lower court ruling in redistricting. The Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments for a case surrounding the redistricting of a South Carolina congressional map in…

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Supreme Court Considers Judicial Power over Legislatures

Majority of justices lean toward emphasizing congressional authority. The Supreme Court heard arguments for an appeal made by North Carolina legislators this week. The legislature had devised a…

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Census Data Requires Reapportionment

Population shift gives more representation to red states. State populations are shifting, and the nation’s political center of gravity moved more to the South and West, according to…

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Supreme Court Allows Administration to End Census

Count will stop October 15.  The Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it would be upholding the Trump Administration’s plan to end the count of the 2020 census…

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