October 6, 2017 | By Kylie Larkin — Professor Derek Muller has been quoted in the Washington Times article, “Supreme Court to consider drawing line on partisanship in state legislative districting.” The article discusses task of the Justices in deciding the extent of political partisanship allowed when states draw congressional and state legislative district maps. The case is Gill v. Whitford.
Via the Washington Times:
“If the court articulates a standard for identifying unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders, it would probably apply to every place where representative districts are drawn. It’s one of the reasons the court has tread so lightly in this area,” said Derek Muller, a law professor at Pepperdine University.
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