'One Person, One Vote'

This day, July 4, is a good day to read and reflect on what Tennesseans & the Warren Court gave our nation in the ‘one person, one vote’ decision of 1962 - and how, last Thursday, the Roberts Court refused to extend that standard to combat partisan gerrymandering.

For starters, see my Tennessean column on how the landmark Baker v. Carr case began and ultimately served the cause of democracy. Find it on my Columns page under the ‘First Drafts’ menu above, or at https://www.tennessean.com/story/opinion/2019/07/03/supreme-court-destroyed-baker-v-carr-redistricting-decision/1623701001/