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"The improper appearance created by money in judicial elections is one of the most important issues facing our judicial system today."
Theodore B. Olson, former U.S. Solicitor General and attorney in Caperton v. Massey case
 

Public Financing and Other Court Attacks, 2011

 

State
Measure Category Comment
Florida PCB CVJS 11-06
Constitutional Amendment Court Packing: Would create two supreme courts requiring three new appointments.
Florida PCB CVJS 11-07
Constitutional Amendment
Court Packing: Would create two supreme courts requiring three new appointments.
North Carolina H 351
Bill
Slash Public Financing: Shifts $50 lawyers' fee to enforcement of Voter ID law.
North Carolina S 419
Bill
Repeal Public Financing: Would strike down law enacted in 2002.
West Virginia HB 2732
Bill
Slash Public Financing: Senate panel defeats bill for lawyers' fee to fully finance system.
Wisconsin N/A
Governor's Budget
Defund Public Financing: Budget removes funding for law enacted in 2009.
Wisconsin N/A
Executive Action
Defy Court Order: Benefits bill published in defiance of temporary retaining order.

 

 
 
 
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