TITLE

THE COURT'S MISSED OPPORTUNITY TO DRAW THE LINE ON PARTISAN GERRYMANDERING: LULAC v. Perry, 126 S. Ct. 2594 (2006)

AUTHOR(S)
Brooks, Aaron
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Spring2007, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p781
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issue of partisan gerrymandering in the U.S. According to the author, the power to regulate state redistricting decisions is granted to Congress, therefore in cases where courts deemed it justiciable, that court has acted outside of its constitutional authority. The author cited of League of United Latin American Citizens v. Perry wherein the Supreme Court attempted for the third time to create a reliable standard for adjudicating claims of political gerrymandering.
ACCESSION #
25144626

 

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