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Case Explainer

Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue (Decision June 30, 2020)

Did the Montana Supreme Court invalidly strike the state’s tax credit program just because it indirectly benefits religious schools?

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Case Explainer

Rucho v. Common Cause and Lamone v. Benisek (Decision June 27, 2019)

Courts will not resolve political gerrymandering cases. They are “nonjusticiable.”

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Case Explainer

Virginia House of Delegates v. Golden Bethune-Hill (Decision June 17, 2019)

The Virginia House cannot appeal the redistricting order on behalf of the whole state.

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Concepts

Political Gerrymandering Explained

What is political gerrymandering? Our infographic explains.

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Concepts

The Fair Housing Act (Passed April 11, 1968)

The Fair Housing Act protects people within certain groups from discrimination in the housing market.

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Case Explainer

June Medical Services v. Gee (5th Circuit)

Does the Louisiana law place a “substantial obstacle” on the right to an abortion?

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Compilation

Significance of the Trump administration’s policy reversal on affirmative action

On July 3, 2018 the Trump administration reversed Obama-era guidelines on using race in school admissions policies. Learn the legal background of the policy change in our infographic.

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Case Explainer

Trump v. Hawaii (Decided June 26, 2018)

Trump’s third version of the travel ban is not likely to violate federal law or the Constitution. The 9th Circuit’s decision halting the order is reversed.

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Case Explainer

Abbott v. Perez (Decided June 25, 2018)

Only one of the Texas voting districts is an impermissible racial gerrymander.

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Gill v Whitford Decision
Case Explainer

Gill v. Whitford (Decided June 18, 2018)

The plaintiffs did not show adequate injuries to bring the political gerrymandering case.

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