3/27: The Supreme Court should finally settle this matter and hold that political gerrymandering, while perhaps unwise and in some instances unfair, is not a constitutional concern.
2/20: Civil rights group contends plaintiffs lack standing by failing to meet basic standards for action under the Constitution and voting rights law.
1/7: ACRU General Counsel Ken Klukowski reports on the Supreme Court's decision to take on two redistricting cases.
7/27: The ACRU filed an amicus brief in support of a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the Pennsylvania redistricting case.
2/26: ACRU’s Policy Board member and senior fellow Ken Blackwell points out the clear bias on the part of Pennsylvania Democrats in the state's redistricting case.
There aren’t many issues the U.S. Supreme Court has managed to sidestep, but political gerrymandering is one of them. Until now.
The ACLU faces disappointment in and out of court.
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin has found that the Republican-authored districting had the effect of disadvantaging Democrats despite meeting all other state redistricting criteria.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the latest redistricting plan from North Carolina on Monday, holding that the state Legislature had impermissibly used race in the redistricting process for two congressional districts.