Rucho decision has ‘no inconsistency’ with 1962 ruling

Shelby County’s historic Baker vs. Carr still stands, John Ryder says

By Updated: July 02, 2019 10:05 AM CT | Published: July 02, 2019 4:00 AM CT

The landmark 1962 U.S. Supreme Court ruling Baker vs. Carr, out of Shelby County, is still standing after last week’s ruling by the high court in another redistricting case — Rucho vs. Common Cause, according to Memphis attorney John Ryder.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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