Attorney Susan Crawford co-authored an amicus brief in Gill v. Whitford on behalf of the League of Conservation Voters, the National Education Association, the Wisconsin Education Association Council, the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Anthony Evers, and former DNR Secretary George Meyer. The case, now before the U.S. Supreme Court, raises a constitutional challenge to the Wisconsin legislative districts enacted in 2011 based on partisan gerrymandering. The amicus brief describes the effects of the partisan gerrymandering on Wisconsin policy-making to provide context to the Supreme Court as it weighs its decision in this important case.
Attorney Susan Crawford co-authored an amicus brief on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin in Whitford v. Gill, in which the federal court found the redistricting plan enacted by the Wisconsin Legislature in 2011 to be an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. The League's brief, filed on January 5, 2017, addresses the appropriate remedy for the violation and discusses procedures the Wisconsin Legislature could use to create a new redistricting plan that would avoid the extreme partisanship that led to the court's ruling. Read about it here.