http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. Supreme Court hears State House redistricting map lawsuit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-supreme-court-hears-state-house-redistricting-map-lawsuit <p>The <a href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=27">Missouri Supreme Court</a> heard arguments Monday in a lawsuit challenging the new State House redistricting map.</p><p>The map&rsquo;s opponents raised similar objections as those who&rsquo;ve challenged<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-supreme-court-hears-congressional-map-suits-again"> the congressional </a>and&nbsp;<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-court-upholds-challenges-redistricting-maps-process-start-over">State Senate district maps </a>drawn up last year:&nbsp;&nbsp;Like the Senate map, plaintiffs&nbsp;claimed, in written statements,&nbsp;that the six-judge panel that drew up the House map did so behind closed doors and thus violated the state&rsquo;s Sunshine law.&nbsp; Robert Hess, one of the attorneys defending the map, said the panel was not subject to the Sunshine law. Tue, 28 Feb 2012 02:29:43 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3158 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Supreme Court hears State House redistricting map lawsuit