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Explain how Baker v. Carr and Shaw v. Reno, which are viewed as landmarks in establishing a cause of action under the Fourteenth Amendment, are analogous. With what objections from dissenters did Justices Brennan and O'Connor have to contend in their respective majority opinions?

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Explain how Baker v. Carr and Shaw v. Reno are analogous. With what objections from dissenters did Justices Brennan and O'Connor have to contend in their respective majority opinions?

In reference to analogous similarities that occurred as a result of the two cases, The Supreme Court reversed in both cases with Baker being reversed because of the claims were not derivative of the Guaranty Clause of Article IV, but rather the 14th Amendment. Therefore, the law was not in accordance with the six-part test to determine if a case presented voting inequities that satisfied the requirements this test including the judgment that courts can provide ...

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The expert explains how Baker versus Carr and Shaw versus Reno.

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