CASE NO. 2:12-CV-691 (Three-Judge Court), CASE NO. 2:12-CV-1081 (Three-Judge Court).

231 F.Supp.3d 1026 (2017)

ALABAMA LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS, et al., Plaintiffs, v. The State of ALABAMA, et al., Defendants. Alabama Democratic Conference, et al., Plaintiffs, v. The State of Alabama, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, M.D. Alabama, Northern Division.

Filed January 20, 2017.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 42 U.S.C. § 1973
Cause: 42 U.S.C. § 1973 Voting Rights Act
Nature of Suit: 441 Civil Rights: Voting
Source: PACER

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James Uriah Blacksher , Attorney at Law, U. W. Clemon , White Arnold & Dowd P.C., Wilson Edward Still , Edward Still Law Firm LLC, Birmingham, AL, for Plaintiffs.

Algert Swanson Agricola, Jr. , Ryals Donaldson & Agricola PC, Andrew L. Brasher , Misty Shawn Fairbanks Messick , Megan A. Kirkpatrick , Office of the Attorney General, David Bryson Byrne, Jr. , James William Davis , State of Alabama, Governor's Office, Jordan Dorman Walker, Jr. , Balch & Bingham LLP, Montgomery, AL, John Joseph Park, Jr. , Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP, Atlanta, GA, for Defendants.

Before WILLIAM PRYOR, Circuit Judge, WATKINS, Chief District Judge, and THOMPSON, District Judge.


The Alabama Legislature faced a difficult task in 2012. The Fourteenth Amendment requires state legislative districts of roughly equal population and prohibits racial gerrymandering. But the Voting Rights Act required Alabama to avoid retrogressing the ability of black voters to...

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