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MD’s Congressional District Maps To Be Challenged In Court

From WGMD: A special, three-judge panel will consider a constitutional challenge to Maryland’s gerrymandered congressional district map on Tuesday, July 12.  Judicial Watch Attorney Robert Popper will appear before the panel on behalf of voters from each of Maryland’s eight congressional districts.  The plaintiffs challenging Maryland’s congressional district plan

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Argument preview: Is a three-judge court “not required” when a pleading fails to state a claim?

Congress created the three-judge district court in 1910; the procedure directly responded to the Supreme Court’s decision in Ex Parte Young, which allowed a federal district court, presided over by a single judge, to enjoin enforcement of an unconstitutional state law.

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Supreme Court case based in Md. could have wide impact

A little-noticed lawsuit brought by a Maryland man challenging the state’s contorted congressional districts will be heard this fall by the Supreme Court — where it has the potential to open a new line of constitutional attack for opponents of gerrymandering.

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Media Advisory: Judicial Watch Oral Argument to be Heard in MD Gerrymandering Case

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that oral argument will be heard tomorrow in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. If you would like to receive weekly emails updating you about all of our efforts to fight corruption, please sign up here. * Email…


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