If asked to identify the two most important cases decided by the Supreme Court of the United States in the twentieth century, informed observers would be likely to name, in whichever order, Brown v. Board of Education and Baker v. Carr.
Robert B. McKay,
Political Thickets and Crazy Quilts: Reapportionment and Equal Protection,
Mich. L. Rev.
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