REDISTRICTING | FL-5

Federal Judges to Hear Arguments for Brown's Redistricting Case

She wants Florida's new congressional map to be tossed out.

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Kimberly Railey
March 25, 2016, 8:56 a.m.

"A trio of federal judges on Friday will hear arguments from an attorney for ... Rep. Corrine Brown (D) on her move to temporarily stop a congressional redistricting scheme ordered by the Florida Supreme Court. U.S. Circuit Judge Robin Rosenbaum and U.S. District Judges Mark Walker and Robert Hinkle also will hear from lawyers for the League of Women Voters of Florida, Common Cause, the Florida Legislature and Secretary of State Ken Detzner. Brown ... sued in Tallahassee federal court over the state’s new political boundaries for its members of Congress. The Jacksonville Democrat has said her new district violates federal voting laws by cutting down the influence of minority voters." (Florida Politics

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