“Over 200 organizations ask Census Bureau to develop solutions to ‘prison gerrymandering'”

Press release: “Today, more than 200 civil rights, voting rights and criminal justice organizations sent a letter calling on the U.S. Census Bureau to seize a timely opportunity to research alternative ways to count incarcerated people in the decennial Census.” … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Affirms Decision Upholding Maryland Law on “Prison Gerrymandering”

The summary disposition in Fletcher v. Lamone affirms a three-judge district court ruling upholding the state’s “No Representation Without Population Act,”  which requires that, for redistricting purposes, prisoners be counted at their legal home addresses rather than where they’re incarcerated. Demos’ press … Continue reading

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