Judge Bars Testimony In Suit Accusing Louisiana Governor Of Diluting Black Voting

(October 22, 2015, 12:47 PM EDT) -- BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana federal judge on Oct. 20 excluded a lawyer’s testimony that there is no dilution of African-American votes through the use of an at-large election system because it will not assist in making findings and deciding the issues in a lawsuit filed against the state’s governor and attorney general (Terrebonne Parish NAACP, et al. v. Piyush Jindal, the Governor of the State of Louisiana, et al., No. 14-069, M.D. La.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 142277).

(Ruling available. Document #30-151106-007Z.)

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