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Supreme Court rules race improperly dominated N.C. redistricting efforts

Added: 23.05.2017 8:16 | 4 views | 0 comments

Redistricting is part of a bare-knuckled fight in North Carolina, where Democrats and Republicans uneasily share political power.

Judge triples award for people called by Dish Network

Added: 23.05.2017 2:39 | 1 views | 0 comments

A federal judge in North Carolina has tripled the award for more than 50,000 people on the Do Not Call Registry who were contacted by Dish Network, setting up a potential $60 million payout.

From: feeds.foxbusiness.com

Supreme Court ruling a win for voting rights advocates

Added: 22.05.2017 22:53 | 11 views | 0 comments

Supreme Court justices rule that Republicans in North Carolina placed too many African-Americans in two congressional districts

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Supreme Court Strikes Down 2 NC Congressional Districts

Added: 22.05.2017 22:38 | 6 views | 0 comments

The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states.

From: www.Newsmax.com

Supreme Court: GOP packed black voters into 2 North Carolina districts to help win more House seats

Added: 22.05.2017 22:34 | 6 views | 0 comments

The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina on Monday because they had been gerrymandered along racial lines, with Justice Clarence Thomas joining the court’s liberals to form the majority.
The justices said North Carolina’s Republicans had packed additional black...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Supreme Court strikes down 2 N.C. congressional districts shaped by voters’ race

Added: 22.05.2017 22:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

The lawyer who argued the case said the Supreme Court's ruling "will serve as a warning to Republicans not just in North Carolina but throughout the country that their cynical efforts to use race will not go unchallenged."

From: www.seattletimes.com

Supreme Court Upholds Rejection Of North Carolina Congressional Districts

Added: 22.05.2017 21:57 | 7 views | 0 comments

The Supreme Court upheld the rejection of two congressional districts in North Carolina by a lower court. The lower court ruled the districts had been unlawfully drawn to diminish the voting power of African Americans and ordered them redrawn.

From: www.npr.org

Republican redistricting is taking a beating in the courts (again)

Added: 22.05.2017 20:28 | 7 views | 0 comments

The Supreme Court's ruling against North Carolina is the latest in a string of redistricting rulings that are bad for Republicans, good for Democrats

Supreme Court Rejects North Carolina Congressional District Maps

Added: 22.05.2017 20:12 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Supreme Court Monday threw out North Carolina's maps for two of the state's 13 congressional districts.

From: www.nbcnews.com

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