Legal and social science practitioners, scholars, and students are invited to submit papers proposing a new definition of partisan gerrymandering or further developing an existing standard and pairing that definition with an effective legal theory to challenge unfair redistricting plans in court. Winning papers are selected by a distinguished panel of democracy scholars.
Winning Authors Receive:
- Prize money: 1st place $5,ooo, 2nd place: $3,000, 3rd place: $2,000
- Publication in leading academic journal
- Payment of travel expenses to present papers at a national redistricting reform symposium.
- March 27, 2016
For further information visit: http://www.commoncause.org/issues/voting-and-elections/redistricting/gerrymander-standard-writing-competition.html.