Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Paul Loy Hurd (argued), Monroe, LA, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
Joseph Marcellus Bertrand (argued), Joseph M. Bertrand & Associates, R. Scott Buhrer, Flander & Buhrer, Metairie, LA, for Defendants-Appellees.
Before JOLLY, DAVIS and JONES, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
E. GRADY JOLLY, Circuit Judge:
Residents of Union Parish, Louisiana appeal the dismissal of their vote dilution challenge under § 2 of the Voting Rights Act to a redistricting plan for electing parish police jury members, a plan that continued to provide two black-majority districts instead of expanding to include three. The district court found that the plaintiffs failed to prove that the African-American population of the parish was sufficiently geographically...
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