The vast majority of US judges are elected, forcing many judges to pander to the electorate and accept campaign money in order to keep their jobs.
I probably worry more about the buying of judicial elections than I do about Congress, because the corporate and right-wing handmaidens put into these positions will be around to wreak havoc on a larger scale for a very long time. Via Think
Piety figures large in Alabama politics, but the righteous are few and the courageous questioner even more uncommon. Having seen more than its fair share of injustice, this state has not been helped by its major media over the years. I am not just
I've been worried about the money pouring into judicial elections ever since I read John Grisham's "The Appeal." The book is based on Caperton v. A.T