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Court of Appeals hears arguments in PG redistricting dispute

The distinction between a law and a resolution is at the heart of a Prince George’s County redistricting battle that Maryland’s top court heard Friday. The Court of Appeals must decide whether Prince George’s County Council had the right to ...

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Federal judge tosses Baltimore County redistricting map challenged under Voting Rights Act

Baltimore County's redistricting plan likely violates the Voting Rights Act and must be replaced with a new map that offers Black voters greater representation, a federal judge ruled.

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

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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