Felix Frankfurter: Opinion in Colegrove v. Green

(1946)

Glossary

  • apportionment the act of dividing a state or other entity into legislative districts
  • cannot be met by verbal fencing cannot be settled simply by arguing
  • due regard for the Constitution … precludes judicial correction if one takes the Constitution seriously, then it is not possible to use the courts to change it
  • mandamus a court order requiring another court to perform a particular action
  • meetappropriate
  • the popular House the House of Representatives
  • until 1842 a reference to the Dorr Rebellion, in which a group led by Thomas Dorr of Rhode Island agitated for expansion of voting rights in that state to include all white men, not just property owners
Image for: Felix Frankfurter: Opinion in Colegrove v. Green

Felix Frankfurter (Library of Congress)

View Full Size