8th Circ. Won't Revisit VRA Ruling Nixing Private Right To Sue

By Crystal Owens (January 31, 2024, 8:34 PM EST) -- A split Eighth Circuit panel has declined to rehear arguments in a voting rights case in which civil rights groups accuse Arkansas officials of crafting a redistricting plan that dilutes minority voting strength, in turn upholding its prior ruling that private parties can't sue for alleged violations under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act....

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