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Do last names matter in judicial elections? You bet they do.

Last week’s elections give me cause to revisit the matter of whether judges should be elected or appointed by a body that vets them for their qualifications. 661 more words


California: Campaign for Judicial Integrity

On November 4, Don’t Be a Lamb Sacrificed to the Judicial Corruption Slaughter!

Richard I. Fine, Ph.D., Chairman, Campaign for Judicial Integrity stated:

“Judicial corruption is the dirty secret of the November 4, election. 262 more words

Election Day: Chicago Bar Association Judicial Ratings link

Here is the link to www.chicagobar.org/jec to get your copy of the “Green Guide to Judicial Elections” and the handy “Pocket Guide” to learn about each candidate running for judge in the November 4 General Election. 27 more words

Courtroom Confidential

"Electing Judges Is Insane": Justice Judith French, 'Forget All Those Other Votes If You Don’t Keep The Ohio Supreme Court Conservative'

With a couple of minor exceptions, like a few local judgeships in Switzerland, the United States is the only country where judges are elected. Indeed, to the rest of the world, the idea of judges running for office—begging for money, airing attack ads against their opponents, thinking always about their next election even after they take the bench—is positively insane. 304 more words


Democratic or Republican justice?

Two candidates for Potter County justice of the peace seem to have something in common, even though they represent differing political parties.

They both dislike electing judges on partisan ballots in Texas. 360 more words

Political News

WNY Justice System Hammered by Hochuls

By: Mike Madigan

The headline in The Buffalo News on January 14, 2010 stated, “Feds Bring down Hammer on Wheatfield Drug Ring”.  Unknown to the paper, the only thing that actually was about to be hammered was the integrity of the U.S. 1,475 more words

Andrew Cuomo

Campaign dollars and judicial merit selection the focus of 10/22 event

The guest speaker at a Wednesday Tempe event will be a retired jurist who is expected to offer frank commentary about the corrosive role of campaign money in judicial elections… 180 more words

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