Divided District Court Panel Finds Racial Gerrymandering in Texas

Posted on March 13, 2017, 9:05 am

In a 2-1 decision, a 3-judge district court panel determined that Texas legislators unlawfully drew some Congressional districts as part of the redistricting process. The court found that geographical boundaries of certain districts were the result of racial gerrymandering in violation of the Voting Rights Act. The case is Perez v. Abbott.


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