Supreme Court Rules Partisan Gerrymandering Is Beyond The Reach Of Federal Courts

2019-07-03

In a 5-4 decision along traditional conservative-liberal ideological lines, the Supreme Court ruled that partisan redistricting is a political question — not reviewable by federal courts — and that those courts can't judge if extreme gerrymandering violates the Constitution.

The ruling puts the onus on the legislative branch, and on individual states, to police redistricting efforts.

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Posted by: Pat Monks