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Elena Kagan Justice Elena Kagan. (Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi / ALM)

The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal Thursday to cabin extreme partisan gerrymanders revealed a deep division between Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. and Justice Elena Kagan over the duty of the justices to resolve an issue affecting what one justice has called “the precious right to vote.”

Marcia Coyle

Marcia Coyle, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. Contact her at mcoyle@alm.com. On Twitter: @MarciaCoyle

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