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Lavergne v. Bryson

Last Updated Apr 2, 2018
Case No. 3:11-cv-07117 (D.N.J.), No. 12-1171 (3d Cir.), No. 12-778 (S. Ct.):
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Case Information

Federal court challenge to the number of congressional seats and the consequent apportionment of congressional districts, based in part on the assertion that the bill originally proposed as the 1st Amendment was actually ratified by the states in 1792.

On Dec. 16, 2011, the trial court dismissed the case. On Sep. 20, 2012, that decision was summarily affirmed on appeal. On Feb. 19, 2013, the Supreme Court denied certiorari. On Apr. 2, 2018, the trial court denied Plaintiff’s motion to vacate.



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