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  Supreme Court rules against Alabama redistricting plan
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Last EditedRP  Mar 25, 2015 01:09pm
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CategoryLegal Ruling
AuthorRobert Barnes
MediaNewspaper - Washington Post
News DateThursday, March 26, 2015 05:40:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe Supreme Court sided with black challengers Wednesday and told a lower court to reconsider whether a redistricting plan drawn by Alabama’s Republican legislature packed minority voters into districts to dilute their influence.

The court voted 5 to 4 to send the plan back for further judicial review. Justice Stephen G. Breyer wrote the opinion, and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy sided with the court’s liberals to make up the majority.
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