Writing a statement against precedent that the state could dominate the political lines for decades, the Supreme Court of Florida on recently grilled lawyers aggressively, Democrats and Republicans, asked how to understand the new redistricting rules of state.
The court has waiting 9 March had to choose if the maps with the rules of Fair Districts anti-gerrymandering standards accepted by voters in 2010. It has three options:
• To send the maps to the government to try again.
• Check the map as compatible.
• Confirm the letters, but recognize that a trial could be brought to the trial court to fix the defects.
The new rules will be followed by three reference points of the rules that the legislature, if they have to do this process of redistricting once per decade. Prohibiting the deliberate protection incumbent legislators and political parties should receive the voting rights of minorities, and ask them to draw compact districts possible.
But not because the new rules to the Court any information on how to define these concepts, and the court was sharply divided over how far to write.
George Meros, a lawyer at the law firm, GrayRobinson, the House responded that the complexity of the issues raised are considered made "practically impossible" for the court as evidence, without a detailed examination.
Lawyers for the Republicans, with Senate, Attorney General Pam Bondi and House, had ask over the court to pursue the procedure utilized in 2002, when the court saw the cards and allowed to continue. But lawyers for the Democratic Party, the League of Women Voters, argued that the Common Cause of Florida and National Council of La Raza, which the judges to go deeper on this occasion had to choose if the administration follows the fresh rules.
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