Reynolds v. Sims, 377 US 533 (1964)
Reynolds v. Sims established the "one man, one vote" rule (also called "one person, one vote") that held state political districts of unequal size resulted in under-representation of some citizens' interests and over-representation of others'. This was considered "unrepublican," per Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution, and unconstitutional under the Fourteenth Amendment Equal Protection Clause. In order to meet constitutional standards, districts had to be reapportioned so each had approximately equal population.
Wesberry v. Sanders, 376 US 1 (1964), a case heard slightly earlier the same year as Reynolds, applied the equal apportionment principle to Districts of the US House of Representatives.
Both the Wesberry and Reynolds decisions were predicated on the landmark ruling in Baker v. Carr, 369 US 186 (1962), in which the US Supreme Court decided reapportionment of state legislative districts was not a "political question" that should be resolved through legislation. The Court found legislative conflicts of interest raised justiciable issues that could be addressed and resolved by the Federal courts.
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No it was not a supreme court case, but a state case because it was held in the local court
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The Supreme Court of the United States of America can choose to not hear a case. The Supreme Court can also send the case back to a lower court. Or, the US Supreme Court Judges can choose to proceed to hear the case and issue a ruling.
The ruling of the court below the Supreme Court will be upheld. The Supreme Court is similar to an appeals court. If they don't want to take the case, then whatever the court ruling was will stand.
There is no case that set up the Supreme Court. The US Supreme Court was required under Article III of the Constitution; Congress created it with the Judiciary Act of 1789.
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Unless the 'other court' is a later US Supreme Court, no. A court case in the US, once decided on by the Supreme Court, cannot be appealed to any body, so the case is decided. However, the precedent set by a US Supreme court case can be changed by a later US Supreme Court case decision, as was the case when Brown v Board of Education changed the precedent set by Plessy v Ferguson.
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A few cases reach the court by certificate that is, a lower court asks the supreme court to cetify an answer to a matter in its case.
S.Ct. is an abbreviation for Supreme Court. S.Ct. indicates the writer is citing a Supreme Court case.
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A case goes to the supreme court on appeal of state, federal or other court decisions. Basically, if you go to court, and they side with your opponent, you can appeal the decision and go to the next highest ranking court. Once you make it to the supreme court, if you do, they will pick the cases that they want (or think is reasonable) to have a trial for, and then your case will be in the supreme court.
No. No one has a "right" to have a case heard by the US Supreme Court; their docket is entirely discretionary.