In these other dispatches about fair and impartial courts:
- The U.S. Supreme Court, upholding a multimillion-dollar award to workers at a Tysons Food plant, dealt a blow to a corporate push against class-action lawsuits, The Washington Post said.
- If the Kentucky Senate doesn’t allot more money for the judiciary’s budget, the courts might have to fire 600 employees and curtail other services, Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton warned, according to The Lexington Herald-Leader.
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Robyn Moberly, who is the IndyBar president, recapped in Indiana Lawyer the debate in the state legislature this year that fell short of achieving agreement on a new judicial selection method for Marion County, where the state capital is located.
- “Toughen requirements to become a judge,” a San Antonio, Texas Express-News editorial urged.