Splitting 5-4, Justices Put Texas Redistricting on Hold

By ADAM LIPTAK September 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked rulings from a federal court in Texas that had called for revisions to congressional and state legislative districts in the state after the court found that the...

Prominent Republicans Urge Supreme Court to End Gerrymandering

The politicians filed briefs asking the justices to protect democracy by declaring unconstitutional the practice involving the drawing of voting districts.

Justices to Hear Major Challenge to Partisan Gerrymandering

By ADAM LIPTAK June 19, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would consider whether partisan gerrymandering violates the Constitution, potentially setting the stage for a ruling that could for the first time impose limits on...

Gerrymandering Case Echoes in Inkblot-Like Districts Across the U.S.

The Supreme Court announced it would hear a Wisconsin gerrymandering case, attracting the attention of other states locked in redistricting battles.

Pennsylvania Lawsuit Says House Redistricting Is Partisan Gerrymander

Voting-rights advocates in Pennsylvania challenged the state’s congressional map in state court, whereas suits in 3 other states have been filed in federal court.