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Tag: Voting Rights

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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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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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Political Gerrymandering Explained

What is political gerrymandering? Our infographic explains.

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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 (Decided June 18, 2018)

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

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Benisek v. Lamone (Decided June 18, 2018)

The denial of preliminary relief on the political gerrymandering claim stands.

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Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute (Decided June 11, 2018)

Ohio’s voter roll purging process does not violate federal law.

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Remember when? Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (Decided January 21, 2010)

Remember when the Supreme Court declared that corporations get First Amendment protections? Recall the controversial Citizens United case of 2010.

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Abbott v. Perez (Argument April 24, 2018)

Did the federal court in Texas already conclude that Texas’ voting maps were non-discriminatory?

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Benisek v. Lamone (Argument March 28, 2018)

How will Maryland Republicans fare with a First Amendment challenge to political gerrymandering?

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