Dallas Suburb Sued Over Vote To Drop Voting Rights Appeal

Law360, Dallas (July 29, 2013, 4:22 PM EDT) -- A man on Thursday accused the city Farmers Branch, Texas, of breaking state open meetings laws when it voted to drop its appeal of a federal court ruling that required the city council to hold single-member district elections under the Voting Rights Act.

Mark Baker, a resident of the Dallas suburb, says he has been following the litigation closely and would have attended the meeting to speak publicly about the suit if he had been aware the city planned to vote on whether to continue pursuing...
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