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Lawyer v. Department of Justice

Docket No.: 95-2024
Argued: February 19, 1997
Decided: June 25, 1997

Topics:

Equal Protection, Civil Rights, Reapportionment, Article I, Civil Procedure, EPA, Equal Protection Clause, Fourteenth Amendment, Title VII, Voting Rights Act of 1965, racial discrimination

PartyNames: C. Martin LAWYER, III, Appellant, v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al.
Petitioner: C. Martin LAWYER, III, Appellant
Respondent: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al.

Supreme Court Docket

C. Martin LAWYER, III, Appellant
v.
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al.
521 U.S. 567 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 2186138 L.Ed.2d 669 (521 U.S.
Question:

Did the District Court err in approving a remedial plan for the creation of a Florida state Senate district, which allegedly violated the Equal Protection Clause?

Lawyer v. Department of Justice
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 19, 1997

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Department of Justice, 4 vote(s) against
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