“Lousy Judgment: This year’s scary election ads will destroy any lingering confidence in the judicial branch.”

Dahlia Lithwick and I have written this piece for Slate. It begins: If you really think about it, who among us hasn’t been accused on television of coddling child molesters? A few years ago, in the spirit of Halloween, we created an “Evil Men … Continue reading

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“Skewed Justice: Citizens United, Television Advertising and State Supreme Court Justices’ Decisions in Criminal Cases”

New report from Joanna Shepherd and Michael Kang: The explosion in spending on television attack advertisements in state supreme court elections accelerated by the Citizens United decision has made courts less likely to rule in favor of defendants in criminal appeals. State … Continue reading

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