“Justice Kennedy’s Beauty Pageant”

I have written this piece for The Atlantic on today’s decision to hear the Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering claim. It begins:

The partisan gerrymandering beauty pageant is returning to the Supreme Court next fall for a limited engagement for an audience of one: Justice Anthony Kennedy. Whether or not Kennedy sees something he likes will go a long way toward determining whether courts will pay a role in reining in some of the most partisan activity in American politics.

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