Bartlett v. Strickland

Docket No.
Argument
Oct 14, 2008
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
5-4
Author
Kennedy
Term

Disclosure: Akin Gump filed the amicus brief of the NAACP in support of the petitioner.

Issue: Whether a racial minority group that constitutes less than 50% of a proposed district’s population can state a vote dilution claim under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.

Judgment: Affirmed, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy on March 9, 2009.

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