This item is summarized from an email by the Illinois League of Women Voters on December 2 to League members.
On Wednesday, December 7, the US Supreme Court will hear arguments on the constitutional validity of the independent state legislature doctrine.
The League is closely watching this crucial election-related case, which will determine whether state legislatures have the power and authority to set their own rules for federal elections without any checks and balances from their state Supreme Courts.
Listen to this historic Supreme Court hearing
This item is adapted from a November 30 article in the News-Gazette by Debra Pressey. See this link for the full article.
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