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  Judges appoint redistricting expert, reject NC GOP objections
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Last EditedRP  Nov 02, 2017 09:31am
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News DateThursday, November 2, 2017 01:35:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionA federal court announced Wednesday it will go through with plans to hire an outside expert to redraw several North Carolina legislative districts, rejecting arguments by Republican lawmakers that they should get another crack at fixing House and Senate boundaries.

An order from the three-judge panel appointed a Stanford University law professor to redo by Dec. 1 two Senate and seven House districts that the judges previously ruled were among 28 districts from six years ago tainted by racial bias.
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