On June 18, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling on Gill v. Whitford, a Wisconsin case alleging the state legislature created an unconstitutional gerrymander when it drew the state legislative district maps in 2011. Rather than the landmark ruling many were hoping for, the court punted, unanimously voting to remand the case back […]
The U.S. Supreme court ruled unanimously that the 12 Democratic voters challenging how the state draws legislative maps didn’t have legal ability to do. The court says the plaintiffs were affected by their district, but not by the map as a whole. The court ruling gives the plaintiffs a chance to continue their case […]
The jury is still out on whether today’s news from the US supreme court is good or bad for Wisconsinites who want to see the state’s Assembly District map redrawn. The court was unanimous in its decision to, essentially, not make a decision today. Instead, they’re handing the Gill v Whitford case off to a […]
The last time our Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing spoke with Bill Whitford, he was hoping to attract the attention of the U.S. Supreme Court with a lawsuit charging the State of Wisconsin with an illegal gerrymander. Since then, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case, marking the first time the Court […]
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