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The Debate over Gerrymandering Is Fundamentally Changing

Redistricting isn’t just about nice-looking maps anymore. The recent decision of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to overturn and redraw a congressional map it deemed an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander by the GOP-controlled legislature illustrates a big and important trend in efforts to provide fair redistricting, just before a new decennial cycle begins. Public …

The Supreme Court’s new term

The nine judges will consider gerrymandering, gay wedding-cakes, labour unions and a host of other controversies A YEAR ago the Supreme Court returned to work one judge down, as Senate Republicans refused to consider Merrick Garland, Barack Obama’s nominee to replace Antonin Scalia. On October 2nd, when all nine seats …

Filling the Supreme Court Void | Advocate.com

Anthony Kennedy was with us on marriage, but the next justice may be the truly crucial vote in deciding the  outcome of future LGBT rights cases. When Justice Antonin Scalia died, many liberal court-watchers noted cheerfully that the proudly reactionary justice was unable to block the Supreme Court’s chief civil rights …