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NC Supreme Court Rules Courts Can't Decide on Gerrymandering Claims

Posted on AllSides April 28th, 2023
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The North Carolina Supreme Court on Friday ruled that there is no legal mechanism to judge claims of “partisan gerrymandering,” giving the Republican-controlled state legislatures the ultimate authority to draw congressional maps without court intervention. In a separate case, the court reversed a decision that previously tossed out a voter identification law. “There is no judicially manageable standard by which to adjudicate partisan gerrymandering claims,” the court concluded in a 5-2 decision of the Harper v. Hall case. “Courts are not intended to meddle in policy matters.” The 218-page decision...

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