Benisek v. Lamone Oral Argument

The Supreme Court heard oral argument for Benisek v. Lamone, a case concerning political gerrymandering in Maryland. Republican voters were… read more

Benisek v. Lamone Oral Argument The Supreme Court heard oral argument for Benisek v. Lamone, a case concerning political gerrymandering in Maryland. Republican voters were challenging the 2011 6th Congressional District map, saying it shifted political advantage to the Democratic Party. They argued the process for redrawing the district lines violated their First Amendment rights to free speech. The map was redrawn after the 2010 Census under a Democratic governor and Democratic members of the legislature. Republican Representative Roscoe Bartlett had held the seat since 1993. In 2012, Democrat Representative John Delaney unseated the long-time incumbent. This is the second political gerrymandering case the court has taken up this term. Justices have until the end of June 2018 to deliver a ruling. close

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Benisek v. Lamone Oral Argument

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Program ID:
442656-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Judicial Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 30, 2018 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
Last Aired:
Apr 20, 2018 | 5:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Mar 30, 2018 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 31, 2018 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 31, 2018 | 2:45pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 31, 2018 | 4:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 20, 2018 | 12:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 2018 | 5:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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