Over the objections of a Democratic senator, the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Charles E. Grassley (Iowa), announced last week that he will schedule a hearing on President Trump’s nominee for a seat on the Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. By ignoring the senator’s “blue slip” — a practice that allows […]
This is a below the surface game changer for conservatives
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Many political scientists use quantitative methods. We analyze data with statistical tools and techniques, and most of the time, this practice is uncontroversial. However, quantitative political science has recently become politically contentious, thanks in part to a case on political redistricting in front of the Supreme Court, Gill v. Whitford. The plaintiffs argue against a […]
Kenyan voters are at the polls again today for the second time in three months. In September, the country’s Supreme Court annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Aug. 8 election victory over opposition leader Raila Odinga after allegations of fraud. The ruling, the first of its kind in Africa, has been hailed as a victory for the […]
Radee Labeeb Prince was apprehended this evening by ATF agents in Delaware.
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The sheer size of the House IT scandal conversely has generated insufficient interest within the House leadership.
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On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a major case, Gill v. Whitford, that for the first time might impose constraints on partisan gerrymandering. My research played a role in this case, although I am not part of the legal team. I invented a measure of partisan advantage in redistricting — the “efficiency gap” — […]
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, a blockbuster case about partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin. The court’s ruling in Gill will profoundly affect legislative redistricting in the states. Yet it will also say a great deal about the role of expertise, and especially social science, in American democracy. Lack of […]
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a major new case about partisan gerrymandering. The case began just days after the Nov. 8 election, when a federal court struck down a Republican-drawn legislative map in Wisconsin for being too partisan. Because of special rules for some voting rights cases, the Supreme […]
The Judicial Crisis Network is launching ad campaigns against two Democratic senators who are blocking President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees. The two campaigns are against… Read More
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