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US Supreme Court split on the partisan politics of district drawing

Rebecca Rattner - 14th July 2019

At the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court waded into the fight over political partisanship in American politics. In a 5-4 decision, the Court held in Rucho v. Common Cause that federal courts cannot strike down district maps because they are designed to help or hurt a particular political party. Notably, the Court itself […]

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Should Canadian Citizens Abroad have an Unfettered Right to Vote?

Martin Kwan - 15th March 2019

Canadian citizens who have resided abroad for five years or more did not have the right to vote in a federal election unless and until they resumed residence in Canada. The constitutionality of this limit on the right to vote was recently challenged in the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision of Frank v. Canada (Attorney […]

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