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Richard Matsch, who presided over the the Oklahoma City bombing trials, was an example of the best of the bench.
The race highlighted the need for modernized judicial recusal rules — and possibly even larger changes to how states select judges.
The American public deserves to have access to the facts — and should trust that government officials are using good data to make policy decisions.
Access to the courts is fundamental to our democracy, but funding for the federal judiciary could run out at the end of the month, and what would happen next is anyone's guess.
Efforts by politicians to drag courts through the partisan muck are proliferating, a Brennan Center analysis finds
Judges from across the country call on ICE Director to halt courthouse arrests
States can do more to insulate judges from partisan politics
It was a big deal for these two women to win. But it just shows how woefully non-diverse so many crucial state supreme courts are.
One key reason, our research suggests: Elections aren’t producing representative benches