Tag Archive: redistricting

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Evenwel v. Abbott: One Person, One Vote

On Monday, the Supreme Court handed down a voting rights decision that was surprising for its unanimity from a Court that has been bitterly divided on voting rights recently. At issue in Evenwel v. Abbott was whether states were constitutionally required to ignore those not eligible to vote when apportioning state legislative districts.

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Logical Reasonings / 12.9.15

A. Melting glacier ice offers up thousands WWI dead who perished in the alps. Global warming to the extraordinarily belated rescue. Mental Floss
B. Good news! If you paid to license the song Happy Birthday in the last 65 or so years, you might be able to get your money back. Billboard Magazine
C. There’s no way anything could go wrong with this planned “mock-shooting” at UT Austin. Houston Chronicle
D. A couple of SCOTUS cases on drawing voting districts could radically change the face of government at the state and federal level. Think Progress
E. If you’re trying to find a way to get someone to fall out of love with you, these ultra-creepy personalized pillows may be just the answer. Mashable