Voting Rights litigators, advocates, experts and practitioners have a new resource both online and off with the newly established Voting Rights Institute at Georgetown Law. The institute was formed in partnership with the American Constitution Society and the Campaign Legal… Read More ›
Month: November 2015
Florida: State Legislature Cries “Uncle,” Gives Up On a Legislative District Map Last week the Florida Legislature ended its second special redistricting session without a map for state senate districts. Senate leaders are throwing the issue back to the court,… Read More ›
In this latest Supreme Court case Evenwel v. Abbott, exploring the claim that political redistricting should focus on balancing the number of eligible voters in the population across districts as opposed to total population, several amicus briefs have been submitted… Read More ›
Vice President of litigation at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Nina Perales writes this article in the Washington Post’s “In Theory” series urging the Supreme Court to maintain total population as an acceptable standard for drawing political… Read More ›
Demographer and redistricting consultant Peter A. Morrison writes this article in the Washington Post’s “In Theory” segment urging the Supreme Court to require political districts be drawn so that “eligible voters” are equally distributed across them as opposed to the general population.