Caitlin Halligan


  • Tuesday, June 30, 2009
    During the week of June 8, 2009, the Supreme Court held in Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., Inc. that the Due Process Clause requires an elected judge to disqualify herself when one of the parties to a lawsuit had "a significant and disproportionate influence in placing the judge on the case by raising funds or directing the judge's election campaign when...