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My Cases: Defending Black-Majority District Plans

Fouts v. Harris, 88 F.Supp.2d 1351 (S.D. Fla. 1999), aff’d sub. nom. Chandler v. Harris, 529 U.S. 1084 (2000) -- court dismissed constitutional challenge to three South Florida congressional districts on grounds of laches; I represented black intervenors defending districting plan

Sanders v. Dooly County, GA, 245 F.3d 1289 (11th Cir 2001) -- defense of majority black districts used in county commission and school board elections; issue of laches in declaratory judgment cases

Thompson v. Smith, 52 F.Supp.2d 1364 (M.D. Ala) (3-judge court) -- defense of majority-minority legislative districts in Alabama; dismissal of some claims

This entry was posted by Edward at 8:00 PM, 17 September 2006 | Categories: Case list , Redistricting , Voting Rights Act

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