Caperton v. Massey: a Media Review

“Is justice for sale?” This question has echoed through recent years as judicial elections have become increasingly nasty and expensive. It has reached a crescendo in recent weeks, as reporters, columnists and editorial writers have reviewed the case of Caperton v. Massey. An overwhelming verdict has emerged. Like the public at large, according to recent […]

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Post-Gazette Profiles Caperton v. Massey Case

In a story headlined, “Are campaign contributors buying justice?,” the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has profiled the players in the Caperton v. Massey case, a West Virginia lawsuit that is the focus of a U.S. Supreme Court petition regarding the impact of major campaign gifts on the impartiality of courts. The article traces the heavily publicized case, recounting how West […]

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