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Judicial Campaigns

Sam Stein

Dirty Ads And Political Vendettas Muddy A Judge's Race In Texas | Sam Stein | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Judge Steven Kirkland ruled in 2011 that attorney George Fleming had overcharged his clients by up to $13 million, he had no idea ...

Class Warfare III -- Losing Your Right to Fight Back

Larry Beinhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Larry Beinhart

Litigation seems to be a particularly American disease. Why? We don't believe in collective responsibility and collective solutions.

Elected Justice

Andrea Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Lyon

Judicial candidates running election campaigns sound more like they are running for sheriff than running to be a neutral arbiter of the law.

Justice's Blind Eye: Money Floods Judicial Election Campaigns

ABC News | Matthew Mosk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In rare public remarks last week, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the money involved in electing judges remains one of the most pr...

End Judicial Selection by Election

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Judges should not be treated like American Idol contestants. The judiciary exists to protect minorities against the tyranny of the majority. Electing judges reverses that noble goal and demeans the judiciary.