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Republicans Beg Supreme Court To Let Them Keep Using An Unconstitutional Map

Republicans Beg Supreme Court To Let Them Keep Using An Unconstitutional MapRepublicans from Pennsylvania and six other states on Monday offered a slew of reasons why the U.S. Supreme Court should give the Keystone State permission not to comply with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s order to draw new congressional districts ahead of the 2018 election.



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Federal Court Strikes Down North Carolina Congressional Map As Unconstitutional

Federal Court Strikes Down North Carolina Congressional Map As UnconstitutionalA three-court panel of federal judges in North Carolina struck down North Carolina’s congressional map Tuesday, saying it went so far to benefit Republicans that it violated the U.S. Constitution.



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Texas Abortion Restrictions Struck Down As Unconstitutional

Texas Abortion Restrictions Struck Down As UnconstitutionalA federal judge has struck down Texas restrictions on a common second-trimester abortion procedure, ruling that the law blocks a woman’s constitutionally guaranteed right to an abortion.



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Federal Judge Rules Handcuffing Little Kids Above Their Elbows Is Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules Handcuffing Little Kids Above Their Elbows Is UnconstitutionalWASHINGTON ― A school resource officer in Kentucky who handcuffed young children acted unreasonably and violated the children’s constitutional rights, a federal judge ruled this week.



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Group Founded By Obama Administration Alumni Says Joe Arpaio Pardon Was Unconstitutional

Group Founded By Obama Administration Alumni Says Joe Arpaio Pardon Was UnconstitutionalWASHINGTON ― An advocacy group run by former government attorneys says President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio is unconstitutional, and is urging a district court judge to refuse Arpaio’s request to vacate his contempt of court conviction.



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The Supreme Court Finds North Carolina's Racial Gerrymandering Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court Finds North Carolina's Racial Gerrymandering UnconstitutionalYou don’t see a Kagan-Breyer-Ginsburg-Sotomayor-Thomas majority often in U.S. Supreme Court decisions, but today that quintet joined together to deal a blow to North Carolina Republicans. In the decision in Cooper v. Harris, the eight-member pre-Gorsuch roster upheld a district court’s ruling that two congressional districts in North Carolina were unconstitutional racial gerrymanders, putting an end to one part of a six-year saga that began with redistricting in 2011.



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Lawsuit: Execution drug will cause unconstitutional pain

Lawsuit: Execution drug will cause unconstitutional painATLANTA (AP) — The firing squad is the only appropriate method of execution for a condemned Georgia prisoner — even though it's not permitted under state law — because the state's lethal injection drug could cause him to suffer more than the Constitution allows, his lawyers say.



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