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Jun 15 1964 (FN)

Reynolds Vs. Sims

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-15-1964

..... honest elections are the very foundation of our republican form of government. . . . discrimination against any group or class of citizens in the exercise of these constitutionally protected rights of citizenship deprives the electoral process of integrity. . . ." "none would deny that a state law giving some citizens twice the vote of other citizens in either ..... were unconstitutional; an injunction against future elections pending reapportionment in accordance with the state constitution; or, absent such reapportionment, a mandatory injunction requiring holding the 1962 election for legislators at large over the entire state. the complaint alleged serious ..... that malapportionment of the alabama legislature deprived them and others similarly situated of rights under the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment and the alabama constitution, voters in several alabama counties brought suit against various officials having state election duties. complainants sought a declaration that the existing state legislative apportionment provisions ..... the primary or general election would lack that equality which the fourteenth amendment guarantees. . . . the theme of the constitution is equality among citizens in the .....

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Jun 15 1964 (FN)

Lucas Vs. Forty-fourth Gen. Assembly of Colorado

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jun-15-1964

..... vote thereon "by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house" of the colorado legislature, pursuant to art. xix, 2, of the colorado constitution. additionally, a constitutional convention can be convened, upon the favorable recommendation of two-thirds of the members elected to each house of the general assembly, if the electorate approves of ..... magnitude to make out a prima facie case of invidious discrimination . . . ." however, because of the imminence of the primary and general elections, and since two constitutional amendments, proposed through the initiative procedure and prescribing rather different schemes for legislative apportionment, would be voted upon in the impending election, the district court continued the cases without ..... plaintiffs below asserted that art. v, 45, 46, and 47, of the colorado constitution, and the statutes [ footnote 1 ] implementing those constitutional provisions, result in gross inequalities and disparities with respect to their voting rights. they alleged that "one of the inalienable rights of citizenship . . . is equality of franchise and vote, and that the concept of equal ..... protection of the laws requires that every citizen be equally represented in the legislature of his state." plaintiffs sought declaratory and injunctive relief, and also requested the court to order a constitutionally page 377 u. s. 716 valid .....

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Jan 13 1964 (FN)

England Vs. Medical Examiners

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-13-1964

..... ] the doctrine contemplates only "that controversies involving unsettled questions of state law [may] be decided in the state tribunals preliminary to a federal court's consideration of the underlying federal constitutional questions," city of meridian v. southern bell tel. & tel. co., 358 u. s. 639 , 358 u. s. 640 , "that decision of the federal question be deferred until ..... as a sizable collision between nation and state. cases where negroes are prosecuted and convicted in state courts can find their way expeditiously to this court, provided they present constitutional questions. yet instances where negroes assert their rights in judicial proceedings will continue to be numerous. those suits will be civil ones, and almost always instituted in the federal ..... jurisdiction in jeopardy. as the court says, there are many advantages in a federally constructed record. moreover, federal judges appointed for life are more likely to enforce the constitutional rights of unpopular minorities than elected state judges. madison stated the problem when the creation of lower federal courts was being mooted: "what was to be done after improper ..... . moreover, the complexity of local law to federal judges is inherent in the federal court system as designed by congress. resolution of local law questions is implicit in diversity of citizenship jurisdiction. since erie r. co. v. tompkins, 304 u. s. 64 , the federal courts, under that head of jurisdiction, daily have the task of determining what the .....

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