The Supreme Court will decide if Alabama can openly defy its decisions

Posted on AllSides September 20th, 2023
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Alabama is back in the Supreme Court — to seek the justices’ permission to openly defy one of the Court’s recent orders. In June, the Supreme Court ordered Alabama to redraw its racially gerrymandered congressional map to include a second district where Black voters could elect their representative of choice. This case is known as Allen v. Milligan. The decision was not particularly ambiguous. Five justices voted to affirm a lower court decision, which itself held that “the appropriate remedy is a congressional redistricting plan that includes either an additional...

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