Courthouse News: Not Your Father’s Gerrymandering, Lawyer Warns High Court


Urging the Supreme Court to crack down on Wisconsin Republicans for political gerrymandering, an attorney for voters warned the justices Tuesday that turning a blind eye will only embolden Machiavellian lawmakers to embrace advancing technology. “If you let this go, if you say we’re not going to have a judicial remedy for this problem, in 2020 you’re going to have a festival of copycat gerrymandering the likes of which this country has never seen,”  Paul Smith, an attorney at the Campaign Legal Center, said at Tuesday’s arguments.

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