Gerrymandering and the US Census put the Supreme Court in the 'political thicket'

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Latest US Census calling citizenship into question. Photo credit: US Census Bureau

Decisions on the census and political gerrymandering are an opportunity for the Supreme Court’s conservative majority. Together, they could help consolidate Republican power for years to come. It’s being called a test for Chief Justice John Roberts’ claim that the Court is beyond partisanship. One way or the other, the impact will be felt in Congress and in next year’s election.   



  • Rick Hasen - professor of law and the director of the Safeguarding Democracy Project at UCLA - @rickhasen
  • Michael Li - Senior Counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program - @mcpli


Warren Olney


Andrea Brody