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Supreme Court to review state legislatures’ power in federal elections

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Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal from North Carolina Republicans. Case could drastically limit state court authority over congressional redistricting. Supreme Court has never invoked what is known as the independent state legislature doctrine. Four of the court’s conservative justices have expressed interest in taking on the subject.
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The Guardian

US supreme court case could give state politicians huge power over elections

Nation’s highest court to hear North Carolina case seeking to remove state courts’ oversight of elections for federal office

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Justices to hear GOP appeal that could limit state courts

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from North Carolina Republicans that could drastically limit state court authority over congressional redistricting, as well as elections for Congress and the presidency

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

Supreme Court to hear redistricting suit with deep implications for federal elections

The Supreme Court appeal was primarily about North Carolina's congressional maps. But it could have had nationwide implications for election laws.

1 month ago·United States
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CNN

Supreme Court agrees to hear redistricting case that could have major implications for voting rights

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a dispute over redistricting in North Carolina, a case that could have major implications for voting rights across the country and fundamentally change the landscape of election law.

1 month ago·Atlanta, United States
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Associated Press News

Supreme Court to hear case on state authority over elections

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a case that could dramatically change the way elections for Congress and the presidency are conducted by handing more power to state legislatures and blocking state courts from reviewing challenges to the procedures and results.

1 month ago·United States
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IBTimes

U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Case That Could Boost Politicians' Power Over Elections

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Republican bid to reinstate a map delineating North Carolina's U.S. House of Representatives districts that was invalidated as unfair to Democrats in a major case that could expand the power of politicians over the conduct of elections. The justices took up an appeal by the Republican state lawmakers of a February decision by North Carolina's top court to throw out the congressional map approved las…

1 month ago·United States
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