North Carolina – The redistricting process in North Carolina has the makings of a classic thriller. There are twists, turns, politics, intrigue, and edge of your seat courtroom drama. Not to mention the crazy quilt of maps. Here is an… Read More ›
Alabama – A U.S. District Court panel invalidated a substantial portion of the Alabama state legislative district map after considering the racial gerrymandering challenge on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court.
North Carolina – A three-judge federal appeals court panel ruled that 28 state legislative districts in North Carolina’s 2010 redistricting map were unconstitutional racial gerrymanders that diluted the votes of black and Hispanic voters. The state has appealed the case to the U.S…. Read More ›
Wash. DC – NPR’s Nina Totenberg recaps Supreme Court oral arguments in , Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections and McCrory v. Harris; the racial gerrymandering claims arising from the Virginia state legislative and the North Carolina congressional map, which… Read More ›
Wash. DC – NPR’s Nina Totenberg discusses the North Carolina racial gerrymandering claim to be heard today before the U.S. Supreme Court. Totenberg chats with Stanford law professor Nathaniel Persily and Richard Hasen of University of California Irvine about the… Read More ›
Washington DC – The Supreme Court will tackle that question today as it hears oral arguments in two redistricting cases. Both cases are alleged racial gerrymander claims; one orginating from Virginia’s state legislative map and the other from North Carolina’s… Read More ›