Monday Gavel Grab Briefs

In these other dispatches about fair and impartial courts:

  • A commentary in The Gazette about the retention election of three Iowa Supreme Court justices in November was headlined, “No retention drama in 2016. But keep your fingers crossed.”
  • “Get involved in nonpartisan judicial elections,” urged an editorial in the Huntington, West Virginia Herald-Dispatch.
  • The recent ethics case involving former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin illustrates the need for an independent system to police “wayward” judges, a Scranton Times-Tribune editorial said.