The Supreme Court’s decision to consider the legality of Texas’s 2003 congressional redistricting plan comes amid leaks revealing Justice Department attorneys’ initial opposition to the plan, and the legal battle of its engineer, former House Majority Leader Rep. Tom DeLay.

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  • J. Gerald Hebert Executive Director and Director of Litigation at the Campaign Legal Center.
  • Michael A. Carvin attorney in private practice; former deputy assistant attorney general in the Reagan Administration
  • Thomas Mann senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"

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