Moore v. Harper Oral Argument

The Supreme Court hears oral argument in Moore v. Harper, a case on North Carolina’s congressional districts map and whether state courts can rule on… read more

The Supreme Court hears oral argument in Moore v. Harper, a case on North Carolina’s congressional districts map and whether state courts can rule on maps that govern federal elections. North Carolina’s 2021 congressional map was approved by the Republican-controlled state legislature. Lawsuits were filed, challenging it on the basis of gerrymandering in favor of the GOP, which is prohibited in North Carolina. The state Supreme Court agreed and blocked its use in the 2022 midterm elections. A new map was eventually completed by court-appointed experts and used in the elections, but Republican legislative leaders appealed to the nation’s highest court. The case hinges on the so-called independent state legislature theory--the idea that the U.S. Constitution allows states' lawmakers to regulate federal elections without checks and balances from other government entities close

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Moore v. Harper Oral Argument

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Program ID:
524454-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Judicial Proceeding
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 07, 2022 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 16, 2022 | 5:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 07, 2022 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 07, 2022 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2022 | 9:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2022 | 10:38pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 08, 2022 | 2:13am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2022 | 1:54am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2022 | 5:02pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 16, 2022 | 5:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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