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Wesberry v. Sanders - Significance, One Person, One Vote, Further Readings

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James P. Wesberry


Carl E. Sanders

Appellant's Claim

That the Georgia apportionment statute resulted in election districts that were unconstitutionally disproportionate to one another in population size.

Chief Lawyers for Appellant

Emmet J. Bondurant II and Frank T. Cash

Chief Lawyer for Appellee

Paul Rodgers

Justices for the Court

Hugo Lafayette Black (writing for the Court), William J. Brennan, Jr., Tom C. Clark, William O. Douglas, Arthur Goldberg, Earl Warren, Byron R. White

Justices Dissenting

John Marshall Harlan II, Potter Stewart


Washington, D.C.

Date of Decision

17 February 1964


The Supreme Court struck down the Georgia apportionment statute.

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almost 6 years ago

this is copied exactly from Volume 3 of Great American Court Cases
its a book
plagiarism idk

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about 11 years ago

it all ended up going wrong in the end