NC Supreme Court’s inaction on state redistricting plan raises questions

NC Supreme Court’s inaction on state redistricting plan raises questions
By Anne Blythe
ablythe@newsobserver.com
Article originally appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on August 15, 2014

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Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/08/15/4074921/nc-supreme-courts-inaction-on.html?sp=/99/100/&ihp=1#storylink=cpy
RALEIGH — Three years have passed since Republican lawmakers redrew North Carolina’s political landscape with redistricting maps that Democrats and voting rights advocates have challenged as discriminatory to African-Americans.

Republicans contend the lines were in keeping with the federal Voting Rights Act, and a panel of three North Carolina Superior Court judges has agreed….

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