Jan 20, 2012

News Alert: Supreme Court Blocks Judges' Redistricting Plan in Texas Case

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The New York Times
Friday, January 20, 2012 -- 10:18 AM EST
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Supreme Court Blocks Judges' Redistricting Plan in Texas Case

The Supreme Court on Friday instructed a lower court in Texas to take a fresh look at election maps it had drawn in place of a competing set of maps from the Texas Legislature. The justices said the lower court had not paid enough deference to the Legislature's choices and had improperly substituted its own values for those of elected officials.

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