Supreme Court Finds Partisan Gerrymandering Claims to be Non-Justiciable Political Questions


Posted on June 27, 2019, 4:35 pm

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion on Thursday determining that claims of partisan gerrymandering are political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts. The opinion resolved disputes originating in North Carolina and Maryland, in the cases of Rucho v. Common Cause and Lamone v. Benisek.

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