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Carter v. Degraffenreid

Last Updated Oct 8, 2021
Case No. 132 MD 2021 (Pa. Commw. Ct.)
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Petition asking Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court (one of the state’s two intermediate appellate courts) to draw new congressional and legislative maps based on anticipated failure by the political branches to enact new plans in a timely manner.

On Oct. 8 the case was dismissed for lack of standing and ripeness.


Case filings, starting with most recent court
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Complaint Apr 26, 2021
Def. preliminary objections [Document not yet available] Jul 1, 2021
Document icon Plaintiff's opposition Aug 2, 2021
Highlighted document Document icon Final order Oct 8, 2021

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