Will: Supreme Court should steer away from politics of gerrymandering

March 24, 2019

George Will, Associated Press

“The Constitution is silent regarding limits on state legislatures’ partisan redistricting practices and is explicit regarding Congress’ exclusive power to modify these practices. If the court nevertheless assigns a portion of this power to itself, its condign punishment, inflicted after each decennial census, will be avalanches of litigation arising from partisan unhappiness about states’ redistricting plans. And no matter how the court decides each case, its reputation as a nonpolitical institution will be steadily tarnished.”

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