October 3, 2017: Does Justice Kennedy Have a Solution to the Gerrymandering Dilemma?

Lyle Denniston analyzes Justice Kennedy’s questions in Gill v. Whitford. The answer may in the First Amendment.

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October 3, 2017: Debate Heats Up During Gill v. Whitford Oral Arguments

The New Yorker‘s Jeffrey Toobin describes the debate at one of the most closely watched cases of the current Supreme Court season. Queue scene: Ginsburg v. Gorsuch.

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October 3, 2017: Analysis of Arguments in Gill v. Whitford

Amy Howe lays out the case in Gill v. Whitford arguments as the Supreme Court enters its first week.


September 19, 2017: Sorting Through the 1000 Pages of Amicus Briefs in Gill v. Whitford

The Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law prepared summaries of the many amicus briefs filed which argue that “extreme partisan gerrymandering poses to voters’ First Amendment right of association.”

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April 21, 2017: The Magnitude of the Supreme Court Decision in the Wisconsin Gerrymandering Sase

The New York Times points out the Supreme Court may make history with its decision in Gill v. Whitford, a challenge to the redistricting plan passed by Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled legislature in 2011 which led to  significant Democratic losses in the 2012 Wisconsin State Assembly elections. The case may help the Supreme Court define  how to prevent extreme partisan gerrymandering which it has said is unconstitutional. The decision may be on par says the Times with Baker v. Carr, the historic 1962 case that led to the principle of one person, one vote.

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