Samuels, one of the most influential opinion writers in the country, has been a critical voice for many of the Center's core issues. We look forward to her important contributions that will continue to shape the public debate.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-2 to end the investigation into Scott Walker's 2012 campaign, reducing the legal barriers between political campaigns and independent groups and raising serious concerns about judicial impartiality.
In June, Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill that could defund the entire Kansas judiciary. This naked attempt to intimidate the court threatens public confidence in an independent and impartial judiciary.
The Supreme Court recognized the paramount importance of protecting the integrity of our courts. At a time of rising spending in judicial elections, rules that preserve the public’s confidence in the judiciary are more important than ever.