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Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Texas Redistricting Case

In Abbott v. Perez a number of persons and advocacy groups challenged the Texas Legislature’s 2011 state legislative and congressional redistricting plan claiming it discriminated against black and Hispanic voters in violation of the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause and the Voting Rights Act.

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Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Maryland Partisan Gerrymandering Case

The challengers to the redistricting of Maryland’s 6th Congressional District just might win—if the U.S. Supreme Court actually decides their case.

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Here's your handy 'cheat sheet' for SCOTUS redistricting cases

I made a cheat sheet for my own purposes to follow redistricting cases and the Supreme Court.

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Court-Drawn Texas Redistricting Plan Goes to the Supreme Court (Again)

What if a district court adopts a redistricting plan and the state legislature later codifies that plan? May the same district court later rule the redistricting plan is unlawful and/or unconstitutional? That is what the Supreme Court will decide in Abbott v. Perez.

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All Eyes, Ears on Kennedy as SCOTUS Hears Redistricting Case

All eyes and ears were focused on Justice Anthony Kennedy during the U.S. Supreme Court’s oral argument in Gill v. Whitford in which the court is asked to decide whether and when it is possible to bring a claim that partisan gerrymandering (redistricting to advantage one political party) is unconstitutional.

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Supreme Court to Hear Major Redistricting Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing Gill v. Whitford, a redistricting case out of Wisconsin on Tuesday.

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It's 2017—Do You Know Where Your Districts Are?

Redistricting is a complex and perplexing issue that begs a bagful of questions

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SCOTUS Will Consider Partisan Gerrymanding Case

In Gill v. Whitford the Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether and when it is possible to bring a claim that partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional.

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Innovations in Election Technology

NCSL’s Elections and Redistricting team was in Williamsburg, Va., last week for the Future of Elections: Technology Policy and Funding conference.

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SCOTUS Orders North Carolina Court to Review Redistricting Case

In North Carolina v. Covington, the U.S.Supreme Court issued a three-page unauthored opinion ordering a North Carolina district court to reconsider its decision to remedy unconstitutional racial gerrymandering by truncating existing legislators’ terms and holding a special election.

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