The American Prospect: The Political Legacy of O’Malley’s Gerrymandered Maryland
Government watchdog groups like Common Cause and Campaign Legal Center are pushing for the Supreme Court to overturn the ruling.
“The Supreme Court has thus far failed to articulate a standard for when excessive, blatant partisan gerrymandering violates the Constitution, Campaign Legal Center Executive Director J. Gerald Hebert said in a statement. “This case gives the conservatives on the high Court an opportunity to back up their First Amendment jurisprudence with language that articulates why political gerrymandering cases like this infringes First Amendment rights.”
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