Here’s how you could re-draw the Jacksonville City Council district lines after a federal court struck down the last ones as racial gerrymanders.
The Jacksonville City Council will pass new maps by the court’s established deadline, Council President Terrance Freeman said.
The Jacksonville City Council has yet to hold a single redistricting meeting in the week since a court ordered new maps, yet the City Council says it doesn’t have enough time.
The Jacksonville City Council stacked its new redistricting committee with Republicans and hired a prominent conservative redistricting lawyer to appeal a court order finding the council’s districts were racially gerrymandered.
The Jacksonville City Council has decided to appeal a federal court order that found the city had likely racially gerrymandered its district lines.
Jacksonville’s City Council districts struck down as racial gerrymanders in the federal redistricting case.
The city of Jacksonville agreed to stop enforcing a local ordinance that required registered sex offenders to post a “no candy or treats here” sign every Halloween.
A federal court heard arguments in the Jacksonville City Council racial gerrymandering case.
Civil rights groups and Jacksonville’s city attorneys will battle in federal court Friday in a hearing that could decide whether the city’s council districts are tossed or kept before the coming 2023 elections.
Nine years after former Public Defender Matt Shirk’s many foibles first came to light, the Florida Supreme Court has taken action to discipline him, suspending his law license for a year.