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Electing Judges: Caperton v. Massey Coal Company


Massey Energy Company was in the news back in 2009, if you recall, in this U.S. Supreme Court case, which you can be sure that everyone who votes for, against, or rails about having to vote for or against, state judges will be interested in reading:

Caperton v. Massey Coal Co., U.S. Supreme Court, No. 08–22, June 8, 2009

See also:

1) Brennan Center for Justice

2) Wikipedia entry

3) An Oregon view: Judicial campaigns: Your honor, are you biased?, by Rick Attig, The Oregonian, Sunday June 14, 2009.

For more information about Oregon judicial elections, visit the Oregon Judicial Department and the Oregon Blue Book. You can also use a search engine and some of all of these keywords: judges, judicial, judiciary, election, selection, voting, campaign – and don’t forget to include the word Oregon.

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