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August 2019

Common Cause, Clear Standards, and Heller’s Second Amendment

Posted by on August 14, 2019

  In Rucho v. Common Cause, the Supreme Court declared that partisan gerrymandering is a nonjusticiable political issue.  Two factors seem key to the Court’s holding: the difficulty of finding a manageable standard to assess such claims and the thorny expansion of judicial review into an area of deep political controversy. Some of these same […]