Graves v. Barnes
405 U.S. 1201 (1972)

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Graves v. Barnes, 405 U.S. 1201 (1972)

Graves v. Barnes

No. A-795

Decided February 7, 1972

405 U.S. 1201

Syllabus

Application for stay of three-judge District Court's judgment in Texas legislative reapportionment case, effecting elimination of multi-member district in Dallas and Bexar Counties, is denied, as applicant did not sustain burden of showing that the decision below was erroneous and that implementation of the judgment pending appeal will lead to irreparable harm. Six other Justices, who were consulted informally, believe the application should be denied. See: 343 F.Supp. 704.

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