Title

The Meaning of "One Person-One Vote" Evenwel v. Abbott in the Supreme Court

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Event

Publication Date

3-14-2016

Abstract

The panelists discussed the Evenwel V. Abbott case and provided a legal background for the “One Person-One Vote” principle. The issue at hand is whether the Equal Protection Clause requires states to equalize the number of eligible voters in legislative districts. Or may states draw districts to contain equal numbers of people regardless of their eligibility to vote?

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