Shaw v. Reno | BRI’s Homework Help Series
Can a state draw district lines to increase the voting power of a minority? The Supreme Court took up this question in the 1993 case of Shaw v. Reno. Check out our latest Homework Help video on this AP Government required Supreme Court case here.
Reading Shaw v. Reno Case Excerpts
Can a state create a legislative district based on race? In this episode of BRI’s Primary Source Close Reads, Joshua Schmid is joined by Dr. Josh Dunn as they discuss excerpts of the Shaw v. Reno case regarding the question of gerrymandering. What aspects of gerrymandering are allowed by law and why? How does the Equal Protection Clause relate to the case of Shaw v. Reno?
Kelo v. New London | BRI’s Homework Help Series
Under what circumstances can the government take your property? In 2005, the Supreme Court took on this question in the case of Kelo v. New London. Our latest Homework Help video reviews the details of the case and encourages students to analyze the decision to form their own opinions.