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The defendants filed an emergency application for stay at the Supreme Court in Rucho v. League of Women Voters of North Carolina.
CLC filed its motion urging the Supreme Court to expedite review of North Carolina's partisan gerrymander.
On March 12, 2018, Rucho et al. filed a jurisdictional statement asking the Court to hold this case pending the decisions of other gerrymandering cases, Gill v. Whitford and Benisek v. Lamone.
Rucho et al. filed an appendix to their jurisdictional statement that asked the Court to hold this case pending the decisions of other gerrymandering cases, Gill v. Whitford and Benisek v. Lamone.
Plaintiffs in North Carolina’s partisan gerrymandering challenge, League of Women Voters of North Carolina v. Rucho, filed a motion with the U.S. Supreme Court today asking the court to affirm the lower court’s ruling that found the entire state’s plan to be an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. CLC the Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ), and University of Chicago Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos represent plaintiffs in the case.
The Supreme Court granted North Carolina's emergency application to stay the decision by the lower court, which struck down its maps and ordered them to be redrawn.
On February 6, 2018, the Supreme Court denied CLC's motion for an expedited oral argument. Justice Ginsburg and Justice Sotomayor would grant the motion.
League of Women Voters of North Carolina: Supreme Court - Opposition to Stay Application.
The state of North Carolina's attorneys filed a brief opposing the motion to affirm at the U.S. Supreme Court on appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina in an effort to defend their extreme partisan gerrymander.
The Campaign Legal Center is part of a litigation team representing the League of Women Voters of North Carolina as well as numerous individual voters who have challenged the state’s congressional district lines as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
CLC submitted a statement of support for HR 1, the For the People Act of 2019, to Chairperson Zoe Lofgren and Rep. Rodney Davis of the Committee on House Administration in the United States House of Representatives. HR 1 is a landmark bill designed to address the most pressing challenges to our democracy, which are the four issues CLC focuses on: the influence of money in politics, the erosion of ethical norms, threats to voting rights, and extreme partisan gerrymandering.
On February 8, 2019, the appellants in the Maryland partisan gerrymandering case submitted a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court.
CLC supported a successful grassroots effort to put a ballot initiative on the ballot in Michigan that created an independent redistricting commission.
Appellants brought this challenge to the 2012 Arizona redistricting plan alleging that the minor population deviations in the plan were motivated by pro-Democratic partisanship. The district court found that they were not. Instead, the district court held that the minor population deviations were...
The Campaign Legal Center urges the Commission on Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government to recommend that Virginia establish an independent redistricting commission to draw districts for congressional and state legislative elections.