U.S. Supreme Court case may redefine, restrict how district lines are drawn

Judge’s letter: U.S. Supreme Court case may redefine, restrict how district lines are drawn

On Oct. 3, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Gill versus Whitford. The decision in this case has the potential to have a drastic effect on the country’s political landscape. The Supreme Court will decide whether it will accept a standard to determine whether partisan gerrymandering exists. Gerrymandering is manipulation of district lines to achieve political gain for a particular party.

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