ACS Phone Briefing Today: Judicial Gerrymandering? The Voting Rights Act, Judicial Elections, and Redistricting

Details: Judicial Gerrymandering? The Voting Rights Act, Judicial Elections, and Redistricting May 2, 2018 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM   Event Location: ACS Webinar ,    Details: In recent weeks, the North Carolina General Assembly has proposed redrawing the map … Continue reading

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Does the Chief Justice or Justice Gorsuch Have the Majority Opinion in Gill v. Whitford, the Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymandering Case?

Tea leaf reading from my colleague Leah Litman: This (ordinarily) would mean the opinion assignment in Gill (from the October sitting) went to… The Chief Justice or Justice Gorsuch. https://t.co/NFxkSp5yOS — Leah Litman (@LeahLitman) April 24, 2018 Let me lay … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Case That Could Transform Politics: The late Antonin Scalia believed the court was powerless to do anything about gerrymandering. Will today’s justices agree?

I have written this piece for Politico Magazine. It begins: On Wednesday, the Supreme Court hears arguments in Benisek v. Lamone, a case about whether Maryland violated the First Amendment rights of Republican voters by redrawing the state’s congressional districts with … Continue reading

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“Supreme Court Avoids Bush v. Gore II in Ducking Pennsylvania Redistricting Controversy”

I have written this blog post over at the Harvard Law Review blog.  It begins: After waiting, and waiting, and waiting, the United States Supreme Court finally answered the question whether it would heed Pennsylvania Republicans’ calls to put on hold the Pennsylvania Supreme … Continue reading

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