Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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Supreme Court Blocks Citizenship Census Question, Greenlights Partisan Gerrymandering

Interview with Thomas A. Saenz, president and general counsel of MALDEF, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, conducted by Scott Harris

Thomas A. Saenz discusses two rulings issued by the U.S. Supreme Court last week on 1) temporarily blocking the Trump administration’s effort to insert a question on U.S. citizenship in the 2020 Census — and 2) the conservative majority’s definitive ruling that bars federal courts from hearing challenges to partisan gerrymandering of Congressional districts designed by state legislatures.

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