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Supreme Court says challenge of Maryland district lines may proceed

03 Jan 2016 12:52 PM | Anonymous

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that a Maryland man may proceed with his lawsuit alleging that the state’s congressional redistricting plan was unconstitutionally gerrymandered. The court said lower courts were wrong to dismiss the lawsuit that Steve Shapiro filed on behalf of himself and others challenging the state’s redistricting after the 2010 Census. The state’s overwhelmingly Democratic political leadership changed the lines to make it easier for Democrats to win in seven of the state’s eight congressional districts.   Washington Post.   Read More

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