Archive for October, 2012

Oct 26 2012

Judicial Elections Threaten Justice

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“Do you want judges to answer to the law, or to campaign contributors and ideological groups?” That’s the question posed by a USA Today editorial on how judicial campaigns threaten impartial justice in America. State judicial elections are changing. They’ve gone from sleepy affairs to hyperpoliticized battles for control of the judiciary. Fundraising by candidates in state supreme court […]

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Oct 23 2012

Purchasing Justice: A Threat to Impartiality

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A recent blog compared NFL referees with courtroom judges.  Both sides want the decider to be impartial and skilled.  However, when judges are required to actively fundraise in order to successfully campaign for a viagra purchase seat on the bench and special interest groups, lawyers and litigants who may later appear before the judge donate […]

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Oct 23 2012

Select on Merit, Don’t Elect on Money

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A recent editorial in the Daily Journal (Tupelo) explains that an independent judiciary should not have to campaign for contributions. Although the candidates for the Mississippi State Court election are all “honorable members of the canadian pharmacy legal profession,” the fact that they have to raise money for their viagra order campaign is unsettling. The […]

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Oct 22 2012

Judicial Elections Heat Up in Four States

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Pennsylvania’s judicial elections won’t be contested until next year, but if the elections currently underway in four other states are any indication, the Commonwealth could be in for a tumultuous time. A recent issue of Governing highlighted an article that draws attention to the hotly disputed elections taking place in four states around the country. […]

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Oct 19 2012

The Public Perception that Justice is for Sale

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Shira Goodman, former Deputy Director of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, has published an article in the Drake Law Review exploring the ramifications of the overwhelming public perception that justice is for sale. Goodman’s article, “The Danger Inherent in the Public Perception that Justice is for Sale,” considers why this perception is pervasive, what consequences stem from its dissemination, […]

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Oct 16 2012

Merit Selection Poll

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The opinion section cheap cialis of philly.com has an interesting poll relevant to where to get volume pills merit Volume Pills selection.  When asked whether former Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Willie Singletary’

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Oct 15 2012

Judicial Elections Deserve Voters’ Attention

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A Minnesota editorial is calling on voters to pay attention to the judicial races featured on that state’s upcoming ballot. Three contested Minnesota Supreme Court races are competing with high profile legislative races (including the presidential campaign) for consideration. Dan Griffith, an cialis online without prescription attorney running against Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea for a seat […]

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Oct 03 2012

Judicial Independence is Crucial

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A cialis daily use vs viagra Letter to the Editor in the Philadelphia Inquirer by Philadelphia Bar Chancellor John Savoth calls the cialis canadian pharmacy suggestion that voters retaliate against judges for opinions they disagree with  “an attack on the democratic process itself.” The letter emphasizes the need for and importance of judicial independence and […]

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