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Election Districts Ruling (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-07-02

Duration: 00:13:02

Subjects: United States. Supreme Court | Apportionment (Election law)


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Fields, Cleo Interviewee
  • Baier, Paul Interviewee


This segment from the July 2, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robert Collins’ in-studio interview with Congressman Cleo Fields and Paul Baier, a professor at the LSU Law Center. They discuss the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Shaw v. Reno related to the drawing of election districts and its possible impact in Louisiana.