• Video
  • September 06, 2019

Baker v. Carr

A deep dive into Baker v. Carr, a Supreme Court case concerning equality in voting districts. Decided in 1962, the ruling established the standard of “one person, one vote” and opened the door for the Court to rule on districting cases. In this video, Khan Academy host Kim Kutz Elliott discusses the case with Professor Guy-Uriel Charles and former Solicitor General Theodore Olson.

The National Constitution Center and Khan Academy partnered to create a series of nonpartisan videos explaining the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and major Supreme Court cases, enlisting the expertise of Interactive Constitution scholars.

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