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Legal analysis of cases since the 1980 census concerning aliens and congressional redistricting

Legal analysis of cases since the 1980 census concerning aliens and congressional redistricting

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress. -- House -- Election districts,
  • Election districts -- United States -- Cases,
  • Apportionment (Election law) -- United States -- Cases,
  • Illegal aliens -- United States -- Cases,
  • Constitutional law -- United States,
  • United States -- Census, 20th, 1980

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael V. Seitzinger
    GenreCases
    SeriesReport (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 85-981 A, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1985-86, reel 1, fr. 000296
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination7 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15454160M

    A legal review prepared by the Congressional Research Service (Lee, ) concludes that, for the purpose of reapportionment, there needs to be an attempt to account for every inhabitant in the country: a sample census, no matter how large, cannot satisfy the constitutional requirement. 3 Similarly, "rolling census" designs, in which different parts of the population are surveyed each year. For additional information concerning the Census Redistricting Data Program, contact the Census Redistricting Data Office, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC , or phone Census Redistricting Data (Public Law ) Summary File Chapter 1. Since is the summary level for state, this is perfectly logical.

    The Census Bureau said it would extend the deadlines for collecting census data and would ask Congress for a delay in providing final counts used for congressional redistricting. By Michael Wines.   Constitutionality of Excluding Aliens from the Census for Apportionment and Redistricting Purposes Description This report provides an overview of the decennial census, and the Census Bureau that will attempt to count the total population of the United : Margaret Mikyung Lee, Erika K. Lunder.

    Since , the citizenship question has not been asked on the full Census, leaving the nation without an exact estimate of how many citizens are in the country and how many noncitizens and illegal aliens are in the country. Census: Counting Citizens Likely to Shift Power from Illegal Alien-Flooded Coasts to Middle America Not later than ninety days after After the 8 30 redistricting of congressional and legislative districts 8 31 becomes law, or October 15 of and no later than the date set 8 32 by the state commissioner of elections in the year immediately 8 33 following each the year in which the federal decennial census 8 34 is taken, whichever is later, the.


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Get this from a library. Legal analysis of cases since the census concerning aliens and congressional redistricting. [Michael V Seitzinger; Library of Congress. Congressional. The legal framework for congressional redistricting involves, in addition to various state processes, both constitutional and federal statutory requirements, and case law interpretations of Size: KB.

A.R.S. § Legislative and congressional redistricting; census enumeration: For purposes of adopting legislative and congressional district boundaries, the legislature or any entity that is charged with recommending or adopting legislative or congressional district boundaries shall make its recommendations or determinations using population data from the United States bureau of the census.

Congressional Redistricting Law: Background and Recent Court Rulings Congressional Research Service 2 Background: Constitutional and Statutory Requirements Following and based on each decennial census,8 the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are apportioned— or divided up— among the 50 states,9 with each state entitled toFile Size: KB.

Case Studies of State Redistricting Campaigns Background Analysis Lessons Learned Authors Linda Honold, Ph.D. o Cross case analysis including identifying and analyzing similarities and differences in constitution to revamp the legislative and congressional redistricting processes.

The Census Clause “reflects several important constitutional determinations: that comparative state political power in the House would reflect comparative population, not comparative wealth; that comparative power would shift every 10 years to reflect population changes; that federal tax authority would rest upon the same base; and that Congress, not the states, would determine the manner of conducting the census.

The Supreme Court of the United States has heard numerous cases pertaining to redistricting. When the high court issues rulings in these cases, the precedents established can have far-reaching impacts on redistricting practices throughout the country.

This article provides a partial list of important redistricting cases heard by the Supreme Court. Public Law requires the Census to provide state legislatures with the small area census population tabulations necessary for legislative redistricting.

As early asthe Supreme Court characterized as unquestionable the power of Congress to require both an enumeration and the collection of statistics in the census. The Legal Tender Cases, Tex; 12 Wall., U.S., 20 Start studying Exam Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Which of the following is the best analysis of the congressional redistricting process. Today, except in some special cases, senators are selected by__. popular vote in each state. The Census Bureau is the key to the plan outlined in the book as it assists in outlining voting boundary changes that will end voting as true reflection of the desires of the American people.

Yet, with no head of the Bureau, the Deputy will run the by: ber of illegal aliens has grown, and during the census illegal aliens were encouraged by the Census Bureau to come forward and "be counted As a result, it is estimated that the Census Bureau counted 2, illegal aliens. These illegal aliens were included in the figures used to reapportion representa-Cited by: 1.

cases impacting federal or statewide redistricting have been filed so far this cycle, in 31 different states -- with 26 new cases in November and December alone.

That's not yet a record: Based on the excellent resources compiled by NCSL, there were at least cases (40 states) filed in the s, and cases (41 states) filed in the.

Census Legal Issues re Data for Reapportionment and Redistricting The release of the Census data for the apportionment of the House of Representatives among the States and the release of the state redistricting data to the States as required by P.L.

has renewed the decennial debate over several census-related issues. First, the perennial statistical adjustment issue, although. Federal legal provisions include the 14th and 15th Amendments and the Voting Rights Act.

Much of redistricting is governed by the case law precedent of the Supreme Court and lower federal courts following the Baker v. Carr decision. Then yes, counting illegal aliens in the census is a step in the plan to increase congressional apportionment of areas where a high proportion of the population are immigrants from countries where socialism.

House Bans Use Of Census For Redistricting; Aliens' Inclusion Cited-- 'Mild Crisis' Is Predicted Loss for New York By Marjorie Hunter Special To the New York Times Aug. 21, An analysis of districting plans conducted by Professor Simon Jackman of Stanford University, which encompassed state legislative elections in 41 states in the period from –, found that the maps approved in the most recent redistricting cycle exhibited some of the worst partisan asymmetries at both the congressional and state.

REDISTRICTING DATA. Each redistricting dataset merges the electoral data the SWDB collected and processed over the preceding decade with the most current census data (PL).

The result is a census block level dataset that allows for longitudinal analysis of electoral data over time on the same unit of analysis. Congressional redistricting, and the major court cases that affected. redistricting including fair election laws and civil rights. legislation concerning elections.

Congressional redistricting. The news media today are full of stories about efforts across the United States to draw new state and federal legislative districts following the Census. Even the U.S. Supreme Court waded into that process very early, by agreeing to hear a legal challenge to a congressional redistricting .Inafter most of the redistricting plans based on the census had already been enacted, Congress amended Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act to make clear that it applied to any plan that results in discrimination against a member of a racial or ethnic minority group, regardless of the intent of the plan's drafters.ABA Council Contemplates Expanded Powers, New Distance Ed Rules.

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