Briefly:

  • In The Huffington Post, Alan Morrison weighs in on Evenwel v. Abbott, the “one person, one vote” case; he argues that, to “assure that states doing reapportionment follow the law . . . there must be one right answer to the question of what the baseline should be for drawing districts. The answer that has consistently been used is population.”
  • In The Washington Post, Chris Cillizza looks at the 2016 presidential election and its potential impact on the Court, describing the stakes as “remarkably high”: “Who wins the White House will shape not only the country over the following four years but could well leave an impact on the court that stretches decades beyond that.”

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Recommended Citation: Amy Howe, Thursday round-up, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 16, 2015, 7:43 AM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2015/07/thursday-round-up-284/