Change was in the air among the country's most prominent judicial races, as two chief justices and two state Supreme Court incumbents were unseated on Tuesday after weeks of negative television ads and millions of dollars of fundraising. "In the end, there was more of the same: too much money and too much negative advertising and a whole tone of campaigning that undermines the confidence in the courts," said Charlie Hall, a spokesman for the bipartisan Justice at Stake Campaign.
Judicial Races: Lots of Cash, Lots of Negativity, Lots of Change
The National Law Journal
November 6, 2008