Change was in the air among the country's state judicial races last week as the Wall Street meltdown and a growing frustration about private interest group money helped unseat several incumbents -- particularly those with business supporters. And whether they were backed by businesses or plaintiffs attorneys, judicial candidates exploited the message, more so than ever before, that their opponents had been "bought" by their donors, says a bipartisan group that tracks state elections.
Business Connections Hurt Judicial Incumbents
The National Law Journal
November 10, 2008