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Why Race Wasn’t Behind Virginia Redistricting Plan

March 23, 2016

By HONS VON SPAKOVSKY
The Patriot Post

The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a congressional redistricting case that involves the complicated issues that arise under the Voting Rights Act and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment when race intersects with politics.

Experienced Supreme Court litigator Mike Carvin was up against Marc Elias, who is the attorney for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, although he was not acting in that capacity in this case.