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Supreme Court halts order requiring Alabama to redraw congressional map

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Alabama challenged a decision by a three-judge federal court panel. The lower court concluded that under the Voting Rights Act, Alabama could reasonably, and therefore must, create two majority-Black districts. The vote was 5-4, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the court's three liberals in dissent.
Published 1 year ago · Washington, United States

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