Prof. Ledewitz discusses Pa. Supreme Court gerrymandering opinion

The Morning Call interviewed Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz for a story about the Pennsylvania Supreme Court majority opinion declaring the state congressional map unconstitutionally partisan.

Even some dissenting justices acknowledged that Pennsylvania's congressional map, produced by a Republican Legislature in 2011, was unfairly gerrymandered, writer Tim Darragh quotes Ledewitz.

"The majority of justices - all Democrats - failed by not getting a Republican to join them. If they had put off the order to redraw the lines now, and instead ordered new boundaries for the 2020 elections, they could have had a bipartisan opinion," he [Ledewitz] said.

"It just looks like more partisanship."

Read: "Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling Opens New Front for Other States on War on Gerrymandering."

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