Stop and ask the first nine people you pass on the street if it would be fair for a judge to decide the case of someone who contributed $3 million to the judge’s campaign and chances are, all nine people will tell you that it would be unfair. But at the U.S. Supreme Court, that very issue garnered

In its February 23, 2009 opinion section the Clarion-Ledger refers to a pending U.S. Supreme Court case out of West Virginia that involves whether an elected judge must recuse himself/ herself from cases involving one of the judge’s political contributors. Here is the editorial

The case is straight out of John Grisham’s The Appeal. A defendant lost a $50