Breaking: Supreme Court, With No Noted Dissent, Refuses to Intervene in Pa Redistricting Case Just Hours After Lower Court Rules

BREAKING: #SCOTUS will not stop PA’s new congressional districts from going into effect, denying Pa Republicans’ request for a stay of the PA Supreme Court decision. There were no noted dissents. pic.twitter.com/m1MFx8r7QB — Chris Geidner (@chrisgeidner) March 19, 2018 I … Continue reading

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Breaking: Three-Judge Federal Court (All Republican Nominees) Rejects PA Congressional Redistricting Challenge, Leaving Issue to SCOTUS

BREAKING: Three-judge panel rejects Republican bid to block new Pennsylvania congressional voting map. Only thing left is stay application at #Scotus. pic.twitter.com/NF6QDUNH63 — Greg Stohr (@GregStohr) March 19, 2018 UPDATE: You can find the lower court opinion here. I find … Continue reading

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“FAN 179 (First Amendment News): Does existing First Amendment law endanger our national security and sovereignty? Prof. Hasen says yes”

I have this guest post over at Concurring Opinions. It begins: Last week, special counsel Robert Mueller secured a grand jury indictment of 13 Russian nationals for interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential elections by, among other things, paying for political advertisements … Continue reading

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Louisiana, Texas, Michigan, and South Carolina File Supreme Court Brief Supporting North Carolina’s Right to Engage in Unlimited Partisan Gerrymandering

Another amicus brief in connection to the stay request, this one from four Republican states: Fundamentally, partisan gerrymandering is the undeniable and historically permitted consequence of entrusting reapportionment to an inherently political body: state legislatures. Notwithstanding the misgivings that fact … Continue reading

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