Supreme Court decides to let political extremists run wild in key gerrymandering case

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Raw Story—The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday all-but dismissed one of the most-watched election law cases in recent years, saying those in Wisconsin filing a lawsuit that sought to show how extreme partisan gerrymandering was anti-democratic had no basis to sue. It also took no action on a second partisan gerrymandering case from Maryland. “The Court has not found that this presents an individual and personal injury of the kind required for Article III standing,” the majority said in …

The Supreme Court decided not to decide Wisconsin's gerrymandering case. But here's why it will be back.. Justice Elena Kagan offered specific instructions for how plaintiffs could resuscitate the case.