Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Yet Another Gerrymandering Case

It is the latest voting rights dispute taken up by the justices.

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid by Texas to revive Republican-drawn electoral districts for state legislative and U.S. congressional seats that were thrown out by a lower court for diminishing black and Hispanic voters’ clout.The high court in September put both lower court rulings that had invalidated the Republican-drawn districts on hold in September. The justices were divided 5-4, with the five conservatives backing the Texas Republican...