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Guest opinion: Will Montana judges be for sale?

Citizens United empowered organizations with opaque, feel-good names to pour significant amounts of dark money into judicial elections. This is happening in our sister states, and there is no reason to believe that it won’t happen in Montana’s upcoming elections for judges and justices.

September 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Gazette opinion: Farewell to Judge Barz, Montana judicial pioneer

Gazette opinion: Farewell to Judge Barz, Montana judicial pioneer

Montana lost a pioneering attorney and jurist last week. Diane Barz, 70, died after battling cancer for nearly eight years.

May 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Montana's high court rejects ballot measure on residency for justices

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a ballot initiative that would have required candidates for the high court to be chosen from geographical districts instead of through statewide elections.

April 12, 2012 1:44 pmLoading…
Supreme Court upholds state ban on corporation spending

Supreme Court upholds state ban on corporation spending

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court on Friday overturned a lower court’s ruling and reinstated the state’s century-old ban on direct spending by corporations for or against political candidates.

December 30, 2011 1:41 pm Related Loading…

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