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Format: 04-18-2014
Format: 04-18-2014
Dear Acting Director Mesenbourg, We are writing about the consequences of the Census Bureau’s policy of tabulating incarcerated people as residents of prison locations, rather than at their home...
February 14, 2013 | Advocacy Letter |
Demos, Prison Policy Initiative
Demos is a national, non-profit, non-partisan public policy, research and advocacy organization committed to building an America where democracy is robust and inclusive, with high levels of electoral...
October 26, 2012 | Testimony |
  The report is timed to the two-day federal trial that starts tomorrow morning that will redraw Kansas’ legislative districts. If the Court were to adopt the House’s proposed map, Kansas would...
May 28, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Peter Wagner
In 2010, New York passed a law mandating that incarcerated persons be counted at their home residences for the purposes of drawing state legislative districts. Prior to the legislation’s enactment,...
February 24, 2012 | Litigation |
La práctica de la “manipulación de los distritos electorales sobre la base de la población reclusa” conocida como Gerrymandering, se produce cuando las personas encarceladas son incluidas como “...
February 1, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Peter Wagner
After the 2010 decennial census, Maryland enacted a new redistricting plan in October 2011 for its eight congressional districts. The plaintiffs, nine African-American residents of Maryland,...
December 23, 2011 | Litigation |
United States District Court for The District of Maryland
In their motion for a preliminary injunction, the Plaintiffs challenge Maryland’s landmark civil rights law, the “No Representation Without Population Act”, alleging that the law violates the equal...
December 2, 2011 | Litigation |
In this declatory judgement action, plaintiffs now seek summary judgement on their first cause of action which seeks a judicial declaration that Part XX of Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2010, which...
December 2, 2011 | Litigation |
Eugene P. Devine, J.S.C
Thank you, Members of the Minnesota Judicial Special Redistricting Panel, for providing the opportunity to submit written testimony. Dēmos is a national, non-profit, non-partisan research and policy...
October 20, 2011 | Testimony |