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Robert Morgan's legacy: A passion to make N.C. judiciary free of undue influence

Great article from WRAL on the initiative McCain and Moyers helped Morgan start led to the establishment of non-partisan appellate court elections and a system of public financing of judicial elections that became a national model.

Partisan Justice Report

New American Constitutional Society study for the first time isolates partisanship in judges’ decisions in election cases. Some findings; 1) Partisan Justice means judges tend to favor their own party in election cases; 2) Need for campaign money drives judges’ partisan behavior in election cases; and 3) When judges no longer need campaign money, they stop exhibiting partisan behavior.

Hillary Clinton announces her support of a 28th amendment to overturn Citizens United

The US News and World Report has an article about Hillary Clinton's support of a 28th amendment and why it matters.