The decision makes it likely the 2018 elections will be held using districts favorable to Republicans, but it is not particularly telling as the court weighs partisan gerrymandering.
Diverging decisions this week by federal judges in North Carolina and Pennsylvania are certain to draw the Supreme Court’s interest as it mulls whether to curtail partisan gerrymandering.
The ruling was the first time that a federal court had blocked a congressional map because the judges believed it to be a partisan gerrymander.
Experts say it’s a rare, valuable photo of the famous outlaw, who appears to be posing alongside the man who would shoot him dead.
Seven months after North Carolina repealed H.B. 2, which restricted restroom access for transgender people, the state is still grappling with the law’s fallout.
By RICHARD FAUSSET October 18, 2017 Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina and transgender rights advocates announced on Wednesday that they had hammered out a settlement of a federal lawsuit that would allow transgender people to use public restrooms that match...