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“I have asked the Court to promptly undertake a proceeding to draw the line consistent with its opinion and to allow continued implementation of the remainder of the Act, which was held to be constitutional,” Attorney General Van Hollen said.
MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced this afternoon that Department of Justice attorneys have filed “Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Joint Motion to Schedule a Half-Day Hearing on Remedies and to Set a Complementary Briefing Schedule and Provisional Motion for Stay of Injunction,” in Baldus, et al. v. Brennan, et al., Case No. 11 CV 562, and Voces de la Frontera, Inc. et al. v. Brennan, Case No. 11 CV 1011, the federal redistricting litigation in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The filing responds to a motion filed earlier today by the plaintiffs.
The response, which was filed on behalf of the Government Accountability Board and other defendants, asks the Court to:
A copy of the response is attached: