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Abrams v. Johnson

Docket No.: 95-1425
Argued: December 9, 1996
Decided: June 19, 1997
Consolidated with: 95-1460

Topics:

Voting Rights Act of 1965, Civil Rights, Article I, Equal Protection Clause, Reapportionment, Voting Rights Act of 1965

PartyNames: Lucious ABRAMS, Jr. v. Davida JOHNSON et al. UNITED STATES, Appellant, v. Davida JOHNSON et al.
Petitioner: Lucious ABRAMS, Jr.
Respondent: Davida JOHNSON et al. UNITED STATES, Ap

Supreme Court Docket

Lucious ABRAMS, Jr.
v.
Davida JOHNSON et al. UNITED STATES, Ap
521 U.S. 74 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1925138 L.Ed.2d 285 (521 U.S.
Question:

Did the District Court's redistricting plan violate the 1965 Voting Rights Act or Article I of the Constitution, guaranteeing "one person, one vote"?

Abrams v. Johnson
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 09, 1996

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