Docket No.: 02-1580 Topics:
Argued: December 10, 2003
Decided: April 28, 2004
Article 1, Section 2, Paragraph 1: Composition of the House of Representatives, Judicial Power, Standing to Sue, Article I, Bankruptcy, Bill of Rights, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Eleventh Amendment, Equal Protection Clause, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Reapportionment, Title VII, Voting Rights Act of 1965, antitrust, judicial review, preliminary injunction, racial discrimination, separation of powers, stare decisis, waiver of a limitations defense
PartyNames: Richard Vieth, Norma Jean Vieth, and Susan Furey, Appellants v. Robert C. Jubelirer, President of the Pennsylvania Senate, et al.
Petitioner: Richard Vieth, Norma Jean Vieth, and Susan Furey, Appellants
Respondent: Robert C. Jubelirer, President of the Pennsylvania Senate, et al.
Court Below: United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Citation: DC Middle District of Pennsylvania, 241 F. Supp. 2d 478. QUESTIONS PRESENTED 1. Whether the District Court erred in effectively concluding that votersaffiliated with a major political party may never state a claim of unconstitutional partisan gerrymanderin g, thereby nullifying this Court'sdecision in Davis v. Bandemer, 478 U.S. 109 (1986).
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