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"With business and interest groups pouring more and more money into state judicial elections ... the public can't be faulted for concluding that donors are getting what they pay for, namely favorable treatment from judges who are supposed to be impartial."
Tony Mauro, USA Today opinion column
 

'New Politics' Report: Money Explodes in Court Races

August 16, 2010

Special-interest money exploded in state court races in 2000-2009, a new report reveals. In a foreword, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor warns of a "crisis of confidence' in elected courts. The report was authored by Justice at Stake, the Brennan Center for Justice, the National Institute on Money in State Politics, and Hofstra University law professor James Sample. For more, see this online resource page, or visit Gavel Grab.

 
 
 
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