Judicial Speech, Judicial Elections, and the Coming Fallout from Caperton v. Massey Coal Company

Engage Volume 12, Issue 1, June 2011

June 3, 2011

W. William Hodes

As befits a constitutional democracy dedicated to the primacy of the rule of law, the American system of government assigns to the judiciary a more active role in society than in any other county in the history of the world. The legalization of political and policy disputes, both public and private, is a permanent and essential feature of our system...

Judicial Speech, Judicial Elections, and the Coming Fallout from Caperton v. Massey Coal Company