April 2016: Supreme Court Decides: One Person, One Vote
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of April 2016.
1. Supreme Court Rules: One Person, One Vote 2. Villanova: NCAA Champions 3. Mississippi: Religious Freedom Bill 4. UCONN Women Win NCAA Championship 5. Cruz, Sanders Win in Wisconsin 6. Don Blankenship Sentenced 7. American Idol: Final Performance 8.Edward Lin Charged with Spying 9. Goldman Sachs Fined 10. N.C. Governor Pat McCrory: Transgender Law 11. Warriors Set NBA Win Record 12. Microsoft Sues Government 13. Harriet Tubman on the $20 14. Singer Prince Dies 15. Dennis Hastert Sentenced
- Supreme Court Decides: One Person, One Vote
- A cherub holding an open book adorns a flagpole on the plaza of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. On Monday, April 4, 2016, the justices ruled in a case involving the constitutional principle of "one person, one vote" and unanimously upheld a Texas law that counts everyone, not just eligible voters, in deciding how to draw legislative districts.
- Photo source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
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