It likely won’t rule partisan gerrymandering unconstitutional. Instead, it may disallow independent redistricting commissions.
Challengers are parading different standards before the U.S. Supreme Court justice, trying to offer a definition of partisan gerrymandering he’ll find acceptable.
Not every battle over voting is an assault on democratic values.
Will the justices gut the rest of McCain-Feingold—and make it easier for wealthy donors to influence elections?
States are passing special measures to head off attacks on the constitutionality of strict voter-identification requirements. But such measures are often just as disenfranchising as the laws they shield.