Attorneys Help Bankroll Campaigns of Judges Who Hear Their Cases

Campaign finance reports show attorneys who donate hundreds or thousands of dollars to judicial campaigns frequently appear before the judges they are supporting. With no specific laws on when judges should recuse themselves, the donations raise concerns about conflicts of interest.

This Year, a Primary Runoff of Historic Proportions

If there is one thing clear about today’s runoff election, it’s that voters and observers are in for a record level of suspense. The election will feature the largest number of runoffs in at least two decades, and possibly the most in state history.