- Aug 28, 2017
CLC is part of a litigation team representing 12 Wisconsin voters who have challenged the state’s Assembly district lines as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander in Gill v. Whitford. Our case was the first purely partisan gerrymandering case to go to trial in 30 years and has the potential to give the Court its firs clear legal standard that can curb the undemocratic practice nationwide.
- Jun 30, 2017
In 2015, a group of individual voters in Virginia challenged the 2011 Virginia General Assembly maps as violating the state constitution, arguing that the map drawers subordinated compactness and prioritized partisan criteria in order to achieve self-interested political objectives.
- Sep 11, 2017Lake Research Partners and WPA Intelligence
A recent national survey of 1,000 likely 2018 general election voters regarding partisan redistricting, commissioned by the Campaign Legal Center, reports that a significant majority of voters, across all partisan breaks, would like the Supreme Court to set new, clear rules to determine when partisan gerrymandering violates the U.S. Constitution.
- Sep 7, 2017
The hearing was held on Aug. 29, 2017 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.
Gill v. Whitford: U.S. Supreme Court - Amicus Brief by Bipartisan Group of Current and Former Members of CongressSep 6, 2017
Friend-of-the-court brief filed in the Supreme Court for the case Gill v. Whitford.