Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Check out this consistency from our county judges

In 2005, Pat Laughlin was removed from the ballot for filing his statement of financial interest only in the election bureau. Attorney Scott Avolio argued that this was sufficient to the spirit of the law. Judge Caruso disagreed.

Read the full story here!

Judge Ober just ruled to allow a candidate for clerk of courts stay on the ballot for the EXACT same violation.

Read the full story here!

Judge Caruso did send me case law backing up his opinion. But, the law is the law! Can we rule consistently. Do these judges look at each others' opinions? When you vote for judge this spring, please carefully research all the candidates. Please vote for the best legal mind! This isn't just about republicans and democrats, it is about justice! Vote wisely!

Of course, the irony is that Pat Laughlin is running for clerk of courts in the May primary.

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