Deep Dive (PODCAST): Partisan Gerrymandering Back at Supreme Court
Partisan gerrymandering has confounded the Supreme Court for decades, as the justices have struggled to find a neutral, manageable way to root out extreme partisanship. The justices considered the question just last term in a case out of Wisconsin and the same case from Maryland. But they punted those on procedural grounds. The issue, however, has once again come back to the court. Paul Smith—who argued the Wisconsin case—describe the differences this time around, as well as the potentially huge stakes in play.