“Business donations to judges’ campaigns often equal friendly rulings”

McClatchy: State supreme court justices are favoring the corporate interests that finance their election campaigns, a comprehensive new study concludes. With more judicial elections now awash in dollars, the study of several thousand court decisions found a relationship between business-affiliated … Continue reading

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“Patience Roggensack defeats Edward Fallone for second term on state Supreme Court”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: “Roggensack’s victory gives her a second 10-year term on the bench and preserves the court’s conservative majority. On the most controversial issues and cases in recent years, the court has often split 4-3, with Roggensack in the majority.” … Continue reading

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“Lawyers, Judges, and Money: Evolving Legal Issues Surrounding Spending on Judicial Elections”

Drake Law Review symposium: Volume 60, No. 3 Spring 2012 NINTH ANNUAL AMERICAN JUDICATURE SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM Lawyers, Judges, and Money:  Evolving Legal Issues Surrounding Spending on Judicial Elections Foreword Hon. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Citizens United Impact on Judicial Elections Erwin Chemerinsky … Continue reading

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