The Mathematicians' Brief in Rucho v. Common Cause

MGGG has organized a collaborative effort of mathematical and legal experts to file an amicus brief for the upcoming Supreme Court gerrymandering cases. An amicus brief is a “friend of the court” filing, where outside parties try to help supply the court with useful information.

Read the mathematicians’ brief.

Applications are open for the 2019 Voting Rights Data Institute

The Voting Rights Data Institute is a 6-week summer program of the Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group (MGGG), a Boston-based team of mathematicians and computer scientists working on U.S. redistricting. The second annual VRDI will run from June 17 to July 26, 2019.

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