Afternoon round-up: Today’s opinion in Evenwel v. Abbott
on Apr 4, 2016 at 3:55 pm
This morning the Court released a unanimous opinion in Evenwel v. Abbott, holding that a state or locality may draw its legislative districts based on total population. Lyle Denniston covered the opinion for this blog, while other early coverage comes from Ron Elving of NPR, Pete Williams and Zachary Roth of NBC News, Ariane de Vogue of CNN, Adam Liptak of The New York Times, Lawrence Hurley of Reuters, Richard Wolf of USA Today, Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal, Robert Barnes of The Washington Post, David G. Savage of the Los Angeles Times, Mark Sherman of the Associated Press, Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed, Josh Gerstein of Politico, Greg Stohr of Bloomberg, Debra Cassens Weiss of ABA Journal, Samantha Lachman of Huffington Post, Lydia Wheeler of The Hill, Sabrina Siddiqui of The Guardian, Mark Walsh for Education Week, and Tierney Sneed of Talking Points Memo.
Early commentary comes from Ilya Shapiro for Cato Institute, Ian Millhiser at ThinkProgress, Dara Lind of Vox, Matt Ford of The Atlantic, Paul Waldman for The Washington Post, Rick Hasen at his Election Law Blog, Stephanie Mencimer of Mother Jones, Garrett Epps for The Atlantic, and Lisa Soronen for the National Conference of State Legislatures.