Supreme Court rules on judges and campaign contributions

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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Caperton v Massey Coal Company Opinion

June 8th, 2009

On June 8, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Caperton v Massey Coal Company, 08-22. The Court ruled 5-4 that when a judge receives very large campaign contributions from one side in a lawsuit, the judge must recuse himself or herself. Here is the Opinion, thanks to scotusblog.

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