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Texas State Conference of NAACP v. Abbott
Last Updated Nov 19, 2021
| This case has been consolidated with LULAC v. Abbott. Further updates will be posted to that case page. |
Federal court challenge to Texas’s state legislative districts, alleging that the maps are unconstitutional racial gerrymanders and that several districts dilute the voting strength of persons of color in violation of § 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
HistoryCase filings, starting with most recent court
|Complaint||Nov 5, 2021|
|Order constituting three-judge panel||Nov 18, 2021|
|Order consolidating with LULAC v. Abbott||Nov 19, 2021|
PENDING - Federal court challenge to congressional map for vote dilution in violation of the VRA.
(Consolidated) federal court challenge to congressional and state legislative districts as racial gerrymanders and violations of the VRA.
(Consolidated) federal court challenge to congressional maps as racial gerrymanders and violations of VRA §2
(Consolidated) DOJ lawsuit in federal court challenging Texas state and congressional maps as violation of VRA § 2.
(Consolidated) federal court challenge to congressional map for vote dilution in violation of the VRA.