Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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Gerrymandering opponents turn to ballot initiatives to redraw lines

Advocates of radically overhauling partisan gerrymandering are increasingly looking to ballot initiatives to reform the redistricting process, in hopes of circumventing recalcitrant legislatures.Supporters of...

Chief Justice Roberts Called Sociology

There are exactly two ways to approach Gil v. Whitford, the gerrymandering case currently before the Supreme Court. One, you can look...

To Be or Not to Be Gerrymandered? That Is the Question.

Will the courts be responsible for drawing congressional and state legislative districts or will the process remain with lawmakers? The U.S. Supreme Court will...

Ginsburg Slaps Gorsuch in Gerrymandering Case

Toward the end of the Supreme Court's argument in Gill v. Whitford, about the future of partisan gerrymandering, there was a revealing moment about...

Who Will Justice Kennedy Believe When It Comes to Gerrymandering?

A dramatic hour at the Supreme Court on Tuesday left the most crucial question unanswered: Does Justice Anthony Kennedy believe that there is a...

Ginsburg Slaps Gorsuch

Toward the end of the Supreme Court's argument in Gill v. Whitford, about the future of partisan gerrymandering, there was a revealing moment about...

What you need to know about the Supreme Court gerrymandering case

What's this Gill v. WhitfordSupreme Court case about?It's about how districts are drawn for the Wisconsin state legislature, which sounds a little dull until...

The Supreme Court Takes Up a Major Gerrymandering Case

Gerrymandering inspires a kind of lyricism in government officials. In 1981, a California Democrat, having redrawn the boundaries of a congressional district, observed that...

Schwarzenegger: It’s ‘time to terminate gerrymandering’

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is calling on the Supreme Court to "terminate" gerrymandering, the process of drawing congressional districts in such a...

McCain Urges Supreme Court to ‘Return Control of Our Elections to...

Sens. John McCain and Sheldon Whitehouse doubled down on their bipartisan effort encouraging the U.S. Supreme Court to create a new standard for determining...