The Yale Law Journal

Bruce E. Cain


Redistricting Commissions: A Better Political Buffer?

Bruce E. Cain

121 Yale L.J. 1808 (2012).

The new institutionalism in election law aims to lessen the necessity of court
intervention in politically sensitive election administration matters such as redistricting by
harnessing politics to fix politics. Many hope that independent citizen commissions (ICCs) will