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"In eight years the military commissions ... put three people on trial. ... Meanwhile, the federal courts, our Article III, regular legal court system, has put dozens of terrorists in jail. ... The suggestion that somehow a military commission is the way to go isn't borne out."

Colin Powell, former Secretary of State

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November 1, 2011

Before a national TV audience, Justice at Stake spotlighted the threat to impartial courts posed by heavy special-interest spending on judicial elections.

“Many judges literally owe their jobs to a very small number of groups with very deep pockets,” JAS Communications Director Charlie Hall said on MSNBC.com’s Dylan Ratigan Show.

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March 10, 2010
The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) honored Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonya Sotomayor and Brenda Haye, Baroness of Richmond (United Kingdom) at their mid-year conference. The three women spoke on the value of women in the judiciary. Watch the remarks on C-SPAN.
February 19, 2010

The Bill Moyers Journal looks at the Citizen's United decision, and the direction of spending on elections, with a specific focus on state judicial elections. The program includes an excerpt from Moyers' 1999 PBS Special, "Justice for Sale," and an interview with legal affairs reporter Jeffrey Toobin. Watch Part 1,...

June 12, 2009
A CNN report, Buying Justice, looks at court reforms in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Caperton v. Massey. The video quotes JAS executive director, Bert Brandenburg, and Adam Skaggs of the Brennan Center for Justice. To learn more about the CNN report, and other stories on Caperton, visit our Caperton resource site.


April 23, 2009
Congressmen Jerry Nadler on MSNBC's "Countdown with Keith Olberman" discussing the possibility of impeachment for Judge Jay Bybee on April 23, 2009.


April 1, 2009
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate, Judge Randy Koschnick, is interviewed by WKOW's Mike Gousha on UpFront with Mike Gousha. The two discuss his and Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson's judicial philosophies and campaign contributions for the 2009 Supreme Court elections.
April 1, 2009
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate, Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson, is interviewed by WKOW's Mike Gousha on UpFront with Mike Gousha. The two discuss Abrahamson's contributions and judicial philosophy and 3rd party advertisements in Supreme Court races for the 2009 Wisconsin Supreme Court Election.
October 15, 2002
Highlighted comments from Justice at Stake's unveiling of the 2002 New Politics for Judicial Elections Report. Among the speakers were Bert Brandenburg, Justice at Stake Executive Director, North Carolina Appeals Court Judge and Justice at Stake Board Member James Wynn, and Senator John McCain. 




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