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Lawn Sale

Earlier this month Justice Ann Walsh Bradley won her race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court over Circuit Judge James Daley. But Judge Daley was not the only loser; the ideal of impartial justice also took a beating. 601 more words

Equal Justice Initiative

Challenges ahead for new ICC presidency

The election last month of three female judges to the ICC presidency has been welcomed as a milestone for the Court—and for gender equality in international institutions. 812 more words

Africa

How money is ruining America’s courts.

by Sue Bell Cobb,  Politico

I felt trapped. I had made it to the top of my profession. I was the chief justice of Alabama, the first woman to head the state Supreme Court. 234 more words

GOVERNMENT

Meet the ICC’s new judges

Six new ICC judges will be sworn-in at a ceremony in The Hague on 10 March. Elected last December, the new judges will play a central role in shaping international justice over the next decade. 782 more words

"Justice For Sale": Soliciting Campaign Cash Threatens The Integrity Of The Courts

Thirty-nine states use elections to select judges, and all of them have rules governing how judicial candidates can conduct their campaigns. This term, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on a case, … 485 more words

Campaign Financing

ICC seeks Asia-Pacific judge

ICC member states have from today until 31 March to put forward candidates to fill a judicial vacancy on the Court’s bench – a position left open by the resignation of a Filipino judge last year. 1,036 more words

Campaign On ICC/ASP Elections

Choice: Too Much of a Good Thing?

by Jonathan Yeung

The ‘freedom to choose’ has become so fundamental to modern (might I say, western) societies that it is essentially considered a basic right. 1,216 more words

Culture