State of Politics: "Half A Goo-Goo Victory On Prison Gerrymandering Suit"

From the State of Politics blog:

In a recent decision, state Supreme Court Justice Eugene Devine ceared the way for civil rights organizations representing 15 voters from across New York to join AG Eric Schneiderman in defending the so-called prison-based gerrymandering law being challenged by the Senate GOP.

On Aug. 4, Devine partially granted a motion for intervention filed on behalf of the 15 voters. But he also denied participation by three goo-goo organizations – the NAACP NYS Conference, VOCAL NY and Common Cause/NY – determining that they did not have sufficient standing to intervene.

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