7/3: A panel of federal judges dismissed a lawsuit that challenged Republican-drawn districts in Wisconsin.
6/28: Supreme Court precedent is clear that “a jurisdiction may engage in constitutional political gerrymandering” and that “political considerations are inseparable from districting and apportionment.”
6/28: National Democratic Redistricting Committee was dealt a major blow when the Supreme Court ruled that federal courts should not be involved in state redistricting cases.
6/27: The Supreme Court ruled that gerrymandering decisions should be made by lawmakers instead of settled in the courts.
6/27: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky explains why the U.S. Supreme Court made the right decision, giving lawmakers the power over gerrymandering.
6/17: The Supreme Court ruled that Republicans can’t independently appeal court ordered redistricting in Virginia.
6/6: The redistricting lawsuit in North Carolina grew more contentious with Democrats claiming the Republican redistricting expert misled judges with his testimony.
5/27: ACRU General Counsel Ken Klukowski reports on the Supreme Court’s decision to block lower court orders in Michigan and Ohio, pending their ruling on the constitutionality of the redistricting process.
5/24: The Supreme Court halted decisions issues by the lower courts in Michigan and Ohio cases, pending their decision on whether gerrymandering is protected under the constitution.
5/24: The Supreme Court blocked lower court rulings in Michigan and Ohio gerrymandering cases, pending their ruling as to whether partisan gerrymandering is constitutional.