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Maryland Challengers to Partisan Gerrymandering Seek Supreme Court Review

Jurisdictional statement in Benisek v. Lamone: This case is a First Amendment challenge to the partisan gerrymander of a single federal congressional district. Plaintiffs allege that state officials responsible for Maryland’s 2011 congressional redistricting plan targeted them for vote dilution … Continue reading ?
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