How to Police Gerrymanders? Some Judges Say the Courts Can’t


Publish Date:
May 5, 2023
The New York Times
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Nate Persily, a Stanford Law School professor and expert on election law and democracy, said that any standard for judging partisan gerrymanders has to be above reproach.

“The response is always going to be that you’re picking winners and losers,” he said. “Unless we come up with some sort of clear mathematical test, I respect the argument that judges’ political preferences might creep into the process.”

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