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Something About Texas - NY Sun - 07-23-2018

Something About Texas


What is it about Texas, anyhow? That is the question that catches our attention in the Supreme Court's decision vindicating the Lone Star State on redistricting. The Nine overruled a lower court that had found that the legislature that promulgated new electoral maps was tainted by an "intent" to discriminate against Latinos. Yet for such a finding, the Justices decided (by a vote of five to four), the lower courts failed to meet the burden of proof. That's a serious failure. The thing that gets...


https://www.nysun.com/editorials/something-about-texas/90305/