Supreme Court Rules On Census And Gerrymandering In Maryland

Supreme Court shoots down adding citizenship question on U.S. Census form. The courts sent the issue back to the lower courts..

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court rejected today the Trump administration’s attempt to add to the 2020 U.S. census form a question asking people if they were U.S. citizens. The case now goes back to the lower courts and the the Census Bureau to establish a stronger reason why the question should be on the form.

The high court also ruling in a case that affects Maryland, stating that it should not be involved in the issue of gerrymandering. Stating that the re-drawing of legislative districts is a political question to be handled by the states and not the courts.