“Chief Justice Pat Roggensack says author of New Yorker article that criticizes Supreme Court ‘didn’t know his facts'”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Wisconsin’s new Supreme Court chief justice has responded to an article in the New Yorker that called the court “a disgraceful mess” by saying the writer “didn’t have his facts straight.” The article, posted online Monday, said a … Continue reading

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Breaking News and Analysis: #SCOTUS Upholds Ban on Judicial Candidates Personally Soliciting Campaign Contributions

In a surprise and very important development, the Supreme Court has rejected a First Amendment challenge to Florida’s ban on the personal solicitation of campaign contributions by judicial candidates. Even more surprising, the Court’s opinion (a plurality in part) is … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on Williams-Yulee, the Supreme Court Judicial Elections Case

Today was oral argument in the Williams-Yulee case, and Howard rounds up the press coverage. Here is the oral argument transcript. The case concerns the constitutionality of Florida’s ban on judicial candidates personally soliciting campaign contributions. I haven’t weighed in … Continue reading

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