“ND Judge Won’t Throw Out Tribes’ Redistricting Suit”

Law360: “A North Dakota federal judge on Thursday denied the state’s motion to dismiss a suit claiming its new legislative districts dilute Native Americans’ voting rights, ruling the tribes’ right to seek a remedy is embedded in case law.” The order in Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians v. Jaeger, available here, concludes that plaintiffs have standing and that they may sue under Section 1983 for violation of their rights under Section 2 of the VRA.

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