Co-signers in Caperton v. Massey

January 6, 2009

The following state Supreme Court chief justices and justices signed an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court on January 5, 2009, for Caperton v. Massey, available here:

From 19 states — Alabama, Chief Justice C.C. Torbert; Arkansas, Justice David Newbern; Georgia, Justice Norman Fletcher; Idaho, Chief Justice Charles McDevitt, Justice Byron Johnson; Louisiana, Justice Harry T. Lemmon; Michigan, Chief Justice Conrad L. Mallett Jr.; Minnesota, Chief Justice A.M. Keith, Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz; Chief Justice Russell Anderson; Missouri, Chief Justice Edward D. Robertson Jr.; Montana, Chief Justice Jean A. Turnage, Justice John Sheehy; Nevada, Chief Justice Robert Rose; North Carolina, Chief Justice James Exum, Chief Justice I. Beverly Lake Jr.; North Dakota, Justice Herbert L. Meschke, Justice Beryl Levine; Ohio, Justice Herbert R. Brown; Oregon, Chief Justice Edwin J. Peterson; Pennsylvania, Chief Justice Emeritus John P. Flaherty; Texas, Justice Raul Gonzalez; Washington: Chief Justice Robert Utter, Chief Justice Vernon Pearson, Chief Justice Richard Guy; West Virginia, Chief Justice Richard Neely; Wisconsin, Justice Louis Butler. 

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The following co-signed the Justice at Stake amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court on January 5, 2009, for Caperton v. Massey, available here:

American Judicature Society, Appleseed, Common Cause, Constitutional Accountability Center, Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, League of Women Voters, National Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Judicial Campaign Conduct, Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, Colorado Judicial Institute, Democracy North Carolina, Fund for Modern Courts, Illinois Campaign for Political Reform, Justice for All, League of Women Voters of Michigan, League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund, Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, Michigan Campaign Finance Network, Missourians for Fair and Impartial Courts, NC Center for Voter Education, Ohio Citizen Action, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, Texans for Public Justice, Washington Appellate Lawyers Association, Washington Appleseed, Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, Chicago Appleseed, and Chicago Council of Lawyers.

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