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SCOTUS Got Gerrymandering Case Right

Hans von Spakovsky, CNS News

The Supreme Court, in an opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts and joined by the other (generally) conservative justices, concluded that this is a nonjusticiable political question for which there is a lack of discoverable and manageable standards. This is the right decision by the court. As Roberts said in his conclusion, “no one can accuse” the Supreme Court of “having a crabbed view of the reach of its competence.” But whatever competence the court may have, it has no “commission to allocate political power and influence in the absence of a constitutional directive or legal standards to guide” them.  This is an example of the “rare circumstance” where it is the Supreme Court’s “duty to say ‘this is not the law.’”

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