The Supreme Court’s partisan gerrymandering decision is Justice Scalia’s last laugh. Democratic restoration now depends on the people alone.
- June 28, 2019
- Tony Smith, poli sci, via LSE, June 28, 2019
This week the United States Supreme Court determined that reviewing partisan gerrymandering cases was outside the remit of federal courts. Alex Keena, Michael Latner, Anthony J. McGann and Charles Anthony Smith argue that in failing to recognize the vote dilution caused by gerrymandering… decision removes Americans’ fundamental right to participate equally in the political process. … Charles Anthony Smith is Professor at the University of California-Irvine, where his research is grounded in the American judiciary.
For the full story, please visit https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2019/06/28/the-supreme-courts-partisan-gerrymandering-decision-is-justice-scalias-last-laugh-democratic-restoration-now-depends-on-the-people-alone/.
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