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Federal trial over Texas political maps delayed by evidence disputes
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Federal trial over Texas political maps delayed by evidence disputes

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. The legal fight over the shape of Texas political representation for the next decade won’t be decided until next year after a federal panel agreed Tuesday to delay a trial over new political maps. The federal three-judge panel hearing the case pushed the start of the trial, which was originally scheduled for Sept. 28, following a flurry of disputes over discovery that left both the state and the various plaintiff groups questioning whether they’d have enough time to prepare to make their cases in a federal court in El Paso. The court said it would announce a new trial at a later time. The maps passed by ...