This year, questionnaires for judicial candidates are proliferating, more sophisticated and seemingly coordinated across states, raising concerns about sitting judges and judicial candidates campaigning and making promises just like other political candidates. James Bopp Jr., the National Right to Life Committee GC, confirms that he and his clients have been filing suits based on judges' responses that they can't answer the questionnaires because of judicial canons. And they have been remarkably successful.
Judicial Surveys Vex the Bench
The National Law Journal
September 8, 2006
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