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District Court Issues Schedule for Texas Re-map

The Supreme Court Rules on Redistricting

Supreme Court finds CD 23 invalid under the Voting Rights Act Court upholds partisan gerrymandering and mid-decade redistricting Court fails to protect the voting rights of the African Americans in North Texas

More Analysis Coming Soon

Read the Full Opinion Here (Warning Large File)

Read Justice Kennedy's Opinion for the Court
Read the Syllabus Here
Read Justice Stevens' Opinion
Read Justice Souter's Opinion
Read Justice Breyer's Opinion
Read Justice Robert's Opinion
Read Justice Scalia's Opinion

See the pre-DeLay map
See the Current Map

See the Current CD 23
See the Current CD 25

The three-judge Federal District Court has issued an order and provided a schedule for determining a remedy in response to the recently released opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court on Texas redistricting.

You can view the Court's order here

The Schedule is below

July 14, 2006 - All parties (plaintiffs and defendants) required to file remedial proposals including briefs and proposed maps.

July 21, 2006 - responses to remedial proposals must be filed.

August 3, 2006 - 9:00 a.m. - Oral arguments on proposals before the three-judge panel in Austin, Texas