Today in 1964: Supreme Court rules that Congressional districts must be proportional

Feb 17, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On February 17, 1964, the Supreme Court decided Wesberry v. Sanders, which held that state Congressional districts must be proportional in population.

Today in 1787: Founding Fathers agree to “Great Compromise”

Jul 16, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

After weeks of off-and-on debate over several competing proposals, the large states finally relented, agreeing to a Senate composed of two delegates per state, regardless of population.