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Certain legal arguments being made by lawyers in defense of Texas’s new election maps may hold serious consequences for the federal Voting Rights Act should they make their way to the US Supreme Court. In defending Republican-drawn election maps against a lawsuit claiming they discriminate against voters of color, lawyers for the state of Texas are floating two controversial claims: First, that only the US Department of Justice may bring lawsuits against potentially discriminatory voting laws under Article 2 of the federal Voting Rights