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Commentary: Supreme Court ruling opens new avenues to fight gerrymandering

Sometimes the most important stuff in Supreme Court opinions is hidden in the footnotes. In Monday's Supreme Court ruling striking down two North Carolina congressional districts as unconstitutionally influenced by race, the majority buried a doozy, a potentially powerful new tool to attack voting rights violations in the South and elsewhere. At issue in the case ...