Weather closings and delays

NC Supreme Court hears redistricting issue Tuesday

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Litigation over North Carolina’s redistricting maps are about to go before the state Supreme Court, but the arguments won’t be on the map boundaries just yet.

 
The justices planned to hear oral arguments Tuesday about whether correspondence and documents between Republican legislative leaders and taxpayer-funded outside attorneys must be given to groups and voters who sued to challenge the legality of the maps.

Those who sued allege all redistricting documents must be released. The attorneys for the Legislature say some documents are still protected by attorney-client privilege.

The case may give the map challengers more information they hope will bolster their case to strike down the maps.

Media groups and the North Carolina Open Government Coalition have filed court briefs asking justices to require more documents be released.

Source: The Associated Press

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.