- Jan 29, 2018
Residents from the state of Maryland have brought a partisan gerrymandering challenge claiming their First Amendment rights were violated and they were discriminated against because of their political party affiliations when the state drastically redrew the sixth congressional district to unseat the incumbent Republican member of congress and ensure the election of a Democrat. ...
- Jan 26, 2018
League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is a challenge to the state’s 2011 congressional district map. The challengers argue that the map is an extreme partisan gerrymander, in violation of the Pennsylvania Constitution’s Free Expression and Association Clauses, as well as its Equal Protection guarantees and the Free and Equal Clause.
- Jan 24, 2018
Fair Districts Colorado, a redistricting reform group, proposed a series of ballot initiatives that seek to establish independent redistricting commissions (IRCs) to draw Colorado’s state legislative and congressional district lines.
- Feb 6, 2018
On February 6, 2018, the Supreme Court denied CLC's motion for an expedited oral argument.
- Feb 1, 2018
Professor Michael King filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Benisek on January 29, 2018.
- Feb 1, 2018
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Inc., the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, Lavelle Lemon, Marlon Reid, Celeste Sims, Patricia Smith, and Coley Tyson filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of neither party.