Districting and the Meanings of Pluralism: The Court’s Futile Search for Standards in Kiryas Joel

THE U.S. SUPREME COURT AND THE ELECTORIAL PROCESS, David K. Ryden, ed., Georgetown University Press, 2000 (Reprinted with permission)

30 Pages Posted: 25 Mar 2010  

Stephen E. Gottlieb

Albany Law School

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

The Court had difficulty in figuring out what went wrong in Kiryas Joel because it does not understand gerrymandering and therefore had no standard against which to measure what had happened or to judge whether the intention was proper or improper

Keywords: Constitutional law, democracy, republican government, elections, districting, gerrymandering

Suggested Citation

Gottlieb, Stephen E., Districting and the Meanings of Pluralism: The Court’s Futile Search for Standards in Kiryas Joel (2002). THE U.S. SUPREME COURT AND THE ELECTORIAL PROCESS, David K. Ryden, ed., Georgetown University Press, 2000 (Reprinted with permission). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1573657

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