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  • White v. Regester, 422 U.S. 935 (per curiam) (1975)
  • White v. Regester, 412 U.S. 755 (1973)
  • Fourteenth Amendment. Section 1: Privileges and immunities of citizenchip, due process and equal protection

    ... Court held that United States citizenship was enjoyed by only two classes of individuals: (1) white persons born in the United States as descendants of "persons, who were at the time of the adoption .... Subsequently, and surprisingly in light of Chavis , the Court in White v. Regester affirmed a district court invalidation of the use of multimember districts in two Texas counties on ...

  • League of United Latin American Citizens v. Perry, 548 U. S. (2006)

    ... in a single-member district"; (2) the group must be "politically cohesive"; and (3) the white majority must "vot[e] sufficiently as a bloc to enable it . . . usually to defeat the minority's ... Regester, 412 U. S. 755, 769 (1973) (looking in the totality of the circumstances to whether the proposed ...

  • Fifteenth Amendment: Right of Citizens to Vote

    ... where the former slave-holding States had not removed from their Constitutions the words 'white man' as a qualification for voting, this provision did, in effect, confer on him the right to vote, ...52 (1964). . E.g. , Whitcomb v. Chavis, 403 U.S. 124 (1971); White v. Regester, 412 U.S. 755 (1973). . 446 U.S. 55 (1980). . On the issue of motivation versus impact under ...

  • Vieth v. Jubelirer, 541 U.S. 267 (2004)

    ..., at 127 (plurality opinion of White , J., joined by Brennan, Marshall , and Blackmun, JJ.); two believed it was something else, ... Chavis, (1971), and White v. Regester, 412 U. S. 755 (1973)). It does not follow that the Constitution permits every state action ...

  • Gaffney v. Cummings, 412 U.S. 735 (1973)

    ...Pp. 751-754. 341 F. Supp. 139, reversed. WHITE, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which BURGER, C. J., and STEWART, BLACKMUN, POWELL, and ...Dorsey, 379 U.S. 433 , 439 (1965). See White v. Regester, post, p. 755; Whitcomb v. Chavis, (1971); Abate v. Mundt, 403 U.S., at 184 n. 2; Burns v. ...

  • Mobile v. Bolden, 446 U.S. 55 (1980)

    ... for black voters to participate in the city's government on an equal footing with whites. Pp. 80-83. MR. JUSTICE STEVENS concluded that the proper standard for adjudging the ...g., White v. Regester, ; Whitcomb v. Chavis, supra; Kilgarlin v. Hill, 386 U.S. 120 ; Burns v. Richardson, 384 U.S. 73 ...

  • Davis v. Bandemer, 478 U.S. 109 (1986)

    ... Held:. The judgment is reversed. 603 F. Supp. 1479, reversed. JUSTICE WHITE delivered the opinion of the Court with respect to Part II, concluding that political ...Lodge, 458 U.S. 613 (1982); Mobile v. Bolden, 446 U.S. 55 (1980); White v. Regester, 412 U.S. 755 (1973); Whitcomb v. Chavis, 403 U.S. 124 (1971); Burns v. Richardson, 384 U.S. ...

  • Reno v. Bossier Parish School Bd., 520 U.S. 471 (1997)

    ...Id., at 98a (Stipulations , 98). Over vocal opposition from local residents, black and white alike, the Board voted to adopt the Jury plan as its own, reasoning that the Jury plan would almost ...Id., at 142, n. 14. Among them was our decision in White v. Regester, 412 U. S. 755 (1973), in which we sustained a vote dilution challenge, brought under the Equal ...

  • Shaw v. Reno, 509 U.S. 630 (1993)

    ... in the constitutional sense and the plan did not lead to proportional underrepresentation of white voters statewide. Held:. 1. Appellants have stated a claim under the Equal Protection Clause by ...See, e. g., Rogers v. Lodge, 458 U. S. 613 , 616-617 (1982); White v. Regester, 412 U. S. 755 , 765-766 (1973). Congress, too, responded to the problem of vote dilution. In ...

  • Thornburg v. Gingles, 478 U.S. 30 (1986)

    ... minority group members constitute a politically cohesive unit and to determine whether whites vote sufficiently as a bloc usually to defeat the minority's preferred candidate. Thus, the ...Regester, 412 U.S. 755 (1973), and by other federal courts before Bolden, supra. S. Rep. No. 97-417, p. 28 ...

  • Rogers v. Lodge, 458 U.S. 613 (1982)

    ...Pp. 627-628. 639 F.2d 1358, affirmed. WHITE, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which BURGER, C. J., and BRENNAN, MARSHALL, BLACKMUN, ...Mobile v. Bolden, supra, at 66; White v. Regester, 412 U.S. 755, 765 (1973); Whitcomb v. Chavis, supra, at 142. The Court has recognized, however, ...

  • Holder v. Hall, 512 U.S. 874 (1994)

    ...1991). And even today, though legal segregation no longer exists, "more black than white residents of Bleckley County continue to endure a depressed socio-economic status." Ibid. No black ...brought under the Equal Protection Clause. See, e. g., White v. Regester, 412 U. S. 755 (1973); Whitcomb v. Chavis, 403 U. S. 124 (1971); Burns v. Richardson, 384 U. ...

  • Georgia v. Ashcroft, 539 U.S. 461 (2003)

    ...The goal of the Democratic leadership-black and white-was to maintain the number of majority-minority districts and also increase the number of ... Bandemer, 478 U. S. 109 , 132 (1986)); see also White v. Regester, 412 U. S. 755 , 766-767 (1973); Whitcomb v. Chavis, 403 U. S. 124 , 149-160 (1971); Johnson ...

  • Bush v. Vera, 517 U.S. 952 (1996)

    ...Bandemer, 478 U. S. 109 , 132 (White, J., plurality opinion); and that political gerrymandering was accomplished in large part by the ...See, e. g., Williams v. Dallas, 734 F. Supp. 1317 (ND Tex. 1990); White v. Regester, 412 U. S. 755 (1973); Terry v. Adams, 345 U. S. 461 (1953); Smith v. Allwright, 321 U. S. 649 ...

  • Bush v. Vera, 517 U.S. 952 (1996)

    ...Bandemer, 478 U. S. 109 , 132 (White, J., plurality opinion); and that political gerrymandering was accomplished in large part by the ...See, e. g., Williams v. Dallas, 734 F. Supp. 1317 (ND Tex. 1990); White v. Regester, 412 U. S. 755 (1973); Terry v. Adams, 345 U. S. 461 (1953); Smith v. Allwright, 321 U. S. 649 ...

  • Beer v. United States, 425 U.S. 130 (1976)

    ... the population, but only about half of the registered voters, and in the other four districts white voters outnumbered Negroes. No Negro was elected to the council from 1960 to 1970. After the 1970 ...Richardson, 384 U.S. 73, 86-89; Whitcomb v. Chavis, 403 U.S. 124, 149; White v. Regester, . Plan II does not remotely approach a violation of the constitutional standards enunciated in ...

  • Karcher v. Daggett, 462 U.S. 725 (1983)

    ...Cf. Kirkpatrick v. Preisler, 394 U.S. 526 ; White v. Weiser, 412 U.S. 783 . Pp. 730-731. 2. New Jersey's plan may not be regarded per se as the ...See, e. g., White v. Weiser, 412 U.S., at 793; White v. Regester, 412 U.S. 755, 763 (1973); Mahan v. Howell, 410 U.S. 315, 321-323 (1973). The principle of ...

  • Reno v. Bossier Parish School Bd., 528 U.S. 320 (2000)

    ..., Alabama, so as to exclude all but 4 or 5 of its 400 black voters without excluding a single white voter. See id., at 341. Our conclusion that the proposal would deny black voters the right to ... Regester, 412 U. S. 755 , 765-766 (1973), with Washington v. Davis, 426 U. S. 229 , 238-245 (1976). If ...

  • Chapman v. Meier, 420 U.S. 1 (1975)

    ...White v. Regester, 412 U.S. 755, 765 (1973), and cases cited therein. On the contrary, the Court has ...

  • Abrams v. Johnson, 521 U.S. 74 (1997)

    ...Nor can it be said, given evidence of significant white crossover voting, that the trial court clearly erred in finding insufficient racial polarization to ...Cf. White v. Regester, 412 U. S. 755 (1973); Reynolds v. Sims, 377 U. S. 533 (1964); and Gomillion v. Lightfoot, 364 ...

  • Captive constituents: prison-based gerrymandering and the current redistricting cycle.

    ..., urban districts and communities of color--to others--generally rural and predominantly white areas. As Lani Guinier and Gerald Tortes have put it: "[t]he strategic placement of prisons in ...Regester] .. discriminatory election systems of practices which operate, designedly or otherwise, to ...

  • United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburgh, Inc. v. Carey, 430 U.S. 144 (1977)

    ... community, was located (which had been 61% nonwhite under the 1972 plan), a portion of the white population, including part of the Hasidic community, was reassigned to an adjoining district, and ...Regester, (1973), and Whitcomb v. Chavis, 403 U.S. 124 (1971). The court then observed that the case did ...

  • Connor v. Finch, 431 U.S. 407 (1977)

    ... Reversed and remanded. STEWART, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which BRENNAN, WHITE, MARSHALL, and STEVENS, JJ., joined, and in Parts I and II of which BURGER, C. J., and BLACKMUN, ...Cummings, 412 U.S. 735 (7.83% maximum deviation from the population norm); White v. Regester, 412 U.S. 755 (9.9% maximum deviation from the population norm). Hence even a legislatively ...