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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

Posted on June 20, 2017, 9:28 am

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider a gerrymandering case involving Wisconsin state legislative districts. The court also granted a request by the state to temporarily block the lower court\'s decision until the appeal is resolved. The case is Gill v. Whitford.

Judge Orders Georgia to Re-Open Voter Registration for Georgia Special Congressional Election Runoff

Posted on May 4, 2017, 5:43 pm

A U.S. District Judge today ordered the state of Georgia to re-open voter registration until at least May 21st ahead of the June 20th runoff for the seat in Georgia\'s Sixth Congressional District. According to Judge Timothy Batten, the plaintiffs could likely succeed in showing that Georgia\'s reduction in the time its citizens had to register was pre-empted by federal law. The case is Georgia NAACP v. Georgia.


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