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Shaw v. Hunt

Docket No.: 94-923
Argued: December 5, 1995
Decided: June 13, 1996
Consolidated with: Pope et al. v. Hunt, Governor of North Carolina, et al., No. 94-924


Equal Protection, Civil Rights, Reapportionment, Article I, Equal Protection Clause, Establishment Clause, Fourteenth Amendment, Supremacy Clause, Voting Rights Act of 1965, judicial review, racial discrimination

Petitioner: Shaw
Respondent: Hunt

Supreme Court Docket

517 U.S. 899 (1996)

Does North Carolina's redistricting plan constitute racial gerrymandering in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment's equal protection clause?

Shaw v. Hunt

December 05, 1995

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Shaw, 4 vote(s) against

Shaw v. Hunt
Case Documents

1Opinion in Shaw v. Hunt
2Opinion in Shaw v. Hunt
Additional documents for this case are pending review.