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May 18, 1999 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Supreme Court gave states, including California, a bit more leeway Monday in redrawing electoral districts after the next census. In a unanimous ruling, the justices revived a disputed, squiggly-shaped North Carolina congressional district that contains a large number of black voters and has been represented by a black Democrat.
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May 18, 1999 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Supreme Court gave states, including California, a bit more leeway Monday in redrawing electoral districts after the next census. In a unanimous ruling, the justices revived a disputed, squiggly-shaped North Carolina congressional district that contains a large number of black voters and has been represented by a black Democrat.
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April 14, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to let North Carolina avoid redrawing a voting district that a lower court said was wrongly created as a safe haven for black candidates. The Supreme Court's refusal to postpone the order of a federal panel jeopardizes a congressional primary election scheduled for May 5. The case began with a lawsuit in which plaintiffs charged the 12th Congressional District was unconstitutionally designed to elect black candidates.
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April 14, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to let North Carolina avoid redrawing a voting district that a lower court said was wrongly created as a safe haven for black candidates. The Supreme Court's refusal to postpone the order of a federal panel jeopardizes a congressional primary election scheduled for May 5. The case began with a lawsuit in which plaintiffs charged the 12th Congressional District was unconstitutionally designed to elect black candidates.
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December 19, 1991 | RONALD BROWNSTEIN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
In a decision that could affect political redistricting from California to Florida, the Justice Department on Wednesday rejected new electoral maps for North Carolina on the grounds that they would not provide for enough congressional and state legislative seats for racial minorities.
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June 14, 1996 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In another setback for black and Latino lawmakers, the Supreme Court struck down "majority-minority" congressional districts in Texas and North Carolina on Thursday and said again that electoral boundaries may not be drawn strictly along racial lines. The 5-4 rulings mark the third time in four years that the court's conservative majority has condemned "racial gerrymandering."
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June 14, 1996 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In another setback for black and Latino lawmakers, the Supreme Court struck down "majority-minority" congressional districts in Texas and North Carolina on Thursday and said again that electoral boundaries may not be drawn strictly along racial lines. The 5-4 rulings mark the third time in four years that the court's conservative majority has condemned "racial gerrymandering."
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December 19, 1991 | RONALD BROWNSTEIN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
In a decision that could affect political redistricting from California to Florida, the Justice Department on Wednesday rejected new electoral maps for North Carolina on the grounds that they would not provide for enough congressional and state legislative seats for racial minorities.
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