|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-713||W.D. Tex.||Jan 9, 2012||Jan 20, 2012||9-0||Per Curiam||OT 2011|
Holding: Because it is unclear whether the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas followed the appropriate standards in drawing interim maps for the 2012 Texas elections, the orders implementing those maps are vacated, and the cases are remanded for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.
Judgment: Interim redistricting maps returned for further consideration in a per curiam opinion on January 20, 2012.
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