Supreme Court ducks, leaving Louisiana redistricting stuck in uncertainty

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October 19, 2023
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But civil rights groups face what Stanford law professor Pamela Karlan calls “a catch-22.” Justice Jackson’s concurrence notwithstanding, the court will be loathe to intervene if the case drags on unresolved. The closer the election is, the less likely the court is to intervene.

“This is just another example of a Southern legislature playing chicken with the courts,” says Karlan.

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