Redistricting Amicus Brief

BRIEF OF NORTH CAROLINA LITIGANTS AS AMICI CURIAE SUPPORTING APPELLANTS

This brief is submitted on behalf of certain individual and organizational plaintiffs who have filed suit challenging the constitutionality of North Carolina’s 2011 legislative and congressional redistricting plans as amici curiae in support of appellants.

INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE

Amici are residents of North Carolina and nonprofit organizations that focus on protecting voting rights and promoting voter participation in North Carolina. Amici are all plaintiffs in litigation currently pending in North Carolina that alleges that various districts in the state’s 2011 legislative and congressional redistricting plans were drawn pursuant to racial targets that unconstitutionally classified citizens for voting purposes based on their race. The cases, which also raise state constitutional claims, were consolidated and currently are pending in the North Carolina Supreme Court. Dickson v. Rucho, and NAACP v. State of North Carolina, No. 201PA12-2.

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