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Split Judicial Panel Orders Redistricting (access required)

In the wake of a judicial panel’s decision that Virginia’s Third Congressional District reflects an unconstitutional racial gerrymander, and the Virginia General Assembly’s decision not to devise a remedial redistricting plan, the court directs defendants to implement a redistricting plan ...

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Faulty Prison Weapons Check States Inmate Claim (access required)

In this Federal Tort Claims Act suit filed by an inmate who was beaten and repeatedly stabbed by other inmates in a prison recreation area, the FTCA’s discretionary function exception applies to defendant prison officials’ decision not to separate plaintiff ...

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