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Issacharoff and Grossman: ACLU: Partisan Gerrymandering Undermines the Integrity of Elections, Violates Right to Cast a Meaningful Ballot

The following is a guest post from Sam Issacharoff and Perry Grossman who worked on this amicus brief in the Whitford case: In his concurrence in Vieth v. Jubilirer, Justice Kennedy suggested that the First Amendment provides a “sounder and more … Continue reading ?
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