Judicial bar ratings are complex and important. We asked an expert to explain them.
Bar association evaluations are one of the few independent sources of information about Cook County judicial candidates, but at times they send voters mixed messages.
The Chicago Council of Lawyers has joined the debate over a federal appellate court nominee, whom the council called “utterly unqualified.”
When respected law professor Albert Alschuler said renowned federal appeals court judge Frank Easterbrook engaged in “eight whoppers” in a high-profile case, Injustice Watch undertook a review of the judge’s other cases. The result: A pattern of misrepresenting facts: Misstatements, omissions and wrong assumptions.