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4th Circuit bats .500 at Supreme Court, strikes out in ‘Peace Cross’ (access required)

The intermediate U.S. appeals court that reviews federal cases from Maryland and four nearby states batted .500 at the Supreme Court this past term. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals most notably struck out when the justices overturned its ...

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Judges seem ready to let Md. redistricting challenge proceed (access required)

A panel of three federal judges appears poised to side with Republican voters who claim partisan gerrymandering of their western Maryland congressional district was so severe it violated their constitutional right to political association.

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Supreme Court accepts Texas voting maps, sends N.C.’s back for lower-court review (access required)

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court kept Texas’ voting maps largely intact Monday, dealing an election-year blow to Democrats by reversing earlier findings that intentional racial discrimination continues to stain several statehouse and congressional districts. The 5-4 decision comes nine ...

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