U.S. Supreme Court Sends Ohio Gerrymandering Case Back to Lower Court for Dismissal State News
U.S. Supreme Court Sends Ohio Gerrymandering Case Back to Lower Court for Dismissal
2019-10-08 18:18:29
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday returned a legal challenge to Ohio's politically gerrymandered congressional districts to a lower court, which is expected to dismiss the case in light of a high court ruling in June that federal... Read More

North Carolina Court Strikes Down State Legislative Map State News
North Carolina Court Strikes Down State Legislative Map
2019-09-03 21:57:13
by Dan McCue

North Carolina's state legislative district maps were so severely manipulated to benefit Republican candidates that they violate the state constitution, a three-judge state superior court panel ruled Tuesday. The 357-page ruling handed down in Wake County, North Carolina, by Superior... Read More

Ginsburg Slams Partisan Gerrymandering Before Record Book Fest Audience Supreme Court
Ginsburg Slams Partisan Gerrymandering Before Record Book Fest Audience
2019-09-03 15:48:43
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday told a record crowd that had turned out to see her at the National Book Festival that "something needs to be done about partisan gerrymandering." Ginsburg was responding to... Read More

Obama Takes On Partisan Gerrymandering With New Initiative Political News
Obama Takes On Partisan Gerrymandering With New Initiative

WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama announced a new initiative this week aimed at ending partisan gerrymandering. In one of his first public political actions since he left the White House, Obama on Monday unveiled Redistricting U on Twitter as... Read More

Partisan Gerrymandering Beyond the Reach of Federal Courts Supreme Court
Partisan Gerrymandering Beyond the Reach of Federal Courts
2019-06-27 16:58:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Partisan gerrymandering claims present political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The ruling, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, means that federal courts now will have no role in... Read More

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