Supreme Court Updates

  • Alexander v. S.C. NAACP - The Supreme Court upheld South Carolina's congressional map (6-3) finding that the lower court committed clear error.
  • Landry v. Callais - The Supreme Court stayed a three-judge panel's order under Purcell v. Gonzalez. Louisiana will use a map a lower court panel found to be an unconstitutional racial gerrymander for the 2024 elections.
  • Palmer v. Trevino - SCOTUS declined to stay a district court judge's order imposing a remedial map for the 2024 elections.
  • Simpson v. Thurston - A challenge to Arkansas' congressional map was sent back to a three-judge panel for further consideration post Alexander.

Census News

News From the States

Updates to the American Redistricting Project

Blog: ARP has a new blog series diving into the Detailed Ancestry Characteristics available in the 2020 Census Data. The series is available here.

Litigation: 59 active lawsuits are currently being tracked. Highlights include: