Back from its summer recess, the Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in a challenge to partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin. California’s electoral districs are drawn by a nonpartisan committee, but most states still let the party in power determine district boundaries, a method that can be, and often is, abused. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
Back from its summer recess, the Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in a challenge to partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin. California’s electoral districs are drawn by a nonpartisan committee, but most states still let the party in power determine district boundaries, a method that can be, and often is, abused. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS) Olivier Douliery TNS
Back from its summer recess, the Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in a challenge to partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin. California’s electoral districs are drawn by a nonpartisan committee, but most states still let the party in power determine district boundaries, a method that can be, and often is, abused. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS) Olivier Douliery TNS

The system is rigged, and the Supreme Court could fix it. Will justices do the right thing?

September 28, 2017 05:25 AM

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