And the hits (against fair judicial races) just keep on coming!

While most of the attention today is being paid to the Supreme Court’s decision on immigration, what SCOTUS did not do today may prove to be even more important.  A slim 5-4 majority rejected a request from the state of Montana to hear an argument that would have allowed it to keep its own campaign finance laws intact.  Once again, this “conservative” court is telling an individual state that it knows best, and that despite the Montana Legislature’s views, corporations DO have the right to fund Montana elections virtually without limit.

As an editorial in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly concludes, this translates that our own judicial elections “could become expensive brawls.”

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About Mike Daisley @ DaisleyLawOffices, PC

Civil Litigation Attorney and Certified Mediator in North Carolina Superior Courts; President of Daisley Law Offices, PC, a law firm devoted to helping Veterans, the Disabled and severely injured victims of corporate or individual negligence. Experienced in Civil Trial Advocacy and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mike is also a political analyst for WCNC-TV and WBT Radio,a writer and blogger on law, political discourse and theology, and a lifelong Episcopalian (which, as he explains, means "I'm a raging agnostic at least three days a week.") Office email : Mike@DaisleyLawOffices.com (704) 331-8014 Charlotte, North Carolina
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