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Bush v. Vera

Docket No.: 94-805
Argued: December 5, 1995
Decided: June 13, 1996
Consolidated with: Lawson et al. v. Vera et al., No. 94-806 United States v. Vera et al., No. 94-988

Topics:

Equal Protection, Civil Rights, Reapportionment, Article I, Article I of the Constitution, Equal Protection Clause, Fifteenth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Supremacy Clause, Voting Rights Act of 1965, disparate treatment, immigration, jury selection, racial discrimination, stare decisis

PartyNames: George W. BUSH, Governor of Texas, et al., Appellants, v. AL VERA et al. William LAWSON, et al., Appellants, v. AL VERA et al. UNITED STATES, Appellant, v. AL VERA et al.
Petitioner: Vera
Respondent: Bush

Supreme Court Docket

Vera
v.
Bush
517 U.S. 952 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1941135 L.Ed.2d 248 (517 U.S.
Question:

Do the Texas redistricting plans violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment?

Bush v. Vera
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 05, 1995

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Vera, 4 vote(s) against
Opinion By:

Bush v. Vera
Case Documents

1Opinion in Bush v. Vera
2Opinion in Bush v. Vera
Additional documents for this case are pending review.