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Judicial Elections - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Voltaire said: "I do not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." In this case, I agree with everything...

The Judiciary Loses if the Conservatives Win

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Judges who allow the burning of the American flag, allow Nazis to march, protect the rights of those charged with crimes and even those found guilty and uphold gay and lesbian rights should be revered for their courage and integrity, not punished.

Is the Supreme Court Going "Soft on Crime"?

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

The Supreme Court has ruled in the case of Hank Skinner that he has the right to pursue DNA testing under federal civil rights laws. This case was a no-brainer to begin with, why did it go all the way to the Supreme Court?

Senator Hatch's Whale Warnings Are All Blubber

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

What Senator Hatch and conservatives really do not want are judges who render decisions with which they do not agree.