Coverage of PLF's Supreme Court brief in school redistricting case
As the article explains, the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania targeted a neighborhood for redistricting because of its large concentration of African American students. PLF filed its brief because students have the right to be assigned to a school fairly, and that right should not be diminished in any way on the basis of race.
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