Tag Archives: role of judges

While we’re thinking about Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court…

Let’s consider how mature and rational judges need to be: Family Court Judge Dismisses Charges Against Judge Who Ran Down Brother With ATV Joel Stashenko, New York Law Journal March 16, 2017  Both a state judge and his brother acted … Continue reading

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Dump the judge

There must be a judicial mechanism for throwing this guy off the bench: Judge Faulted for Bringing Handgun Into Building Joel Stashenko, New York Law Journal October 14, 2016   An upstate town court justice has been admonished for repeatedly … Continue reading

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Electing, i.e., buying judges: a class action lawsuit v State Farm (which allegedly bought a judge)

From the Brennan Center, a class action lawsuit against State Farm Insurance because, it is alleged, State Farm bought a judge, tells you all you need to know about electing judges, i.e., who is financing their elections? STATE JUDICIAL SELECTION … Continue reading

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