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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

Topics:

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)
Question:

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

Shaw v. Hunt
ORAL ARGUMENT

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.