Supreme Court to weight two gerrymandering cases


The U.S. Supreme Court will consider two cases of alleged gerrymandering in Maryland and North Carolina.

The court will hear arguments in March concerning a Maryland map, which previously appeared before the Supreme Court in a case last year, and one from North Carolina.


“If the Supreme Court fails to set limits on this undemocratic practice,” attorney Paul M. Smith of the Campaign Legal Center told the Times last week, “we will see a festival of copycat gerrymandering in 2020 the likes of which the country has never seen before.”

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