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Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill, 18–281

In a case alleging racial gerrymandering, held that the Virginia House of Delegates lacked standing to appeal the invalidation of Virginia's 2010 redistricting plan. As a single chamber of a bicameral legislature, the House had no standing to appeal a three-judge federal district court's redistricting ruling separately from the State of which it is a part. Justice Ginsburg delivered the opinion of the 5-4 Court, joined by Justices Thomas, Sotomayor, Kagan and Gorsuch.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/06/17


  • Ginsburg


  • United States Supreme Court


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