Ordering the Courts: Right Wing Attacks on Judicial Independence in 2000

Endnotes

1 "Independent Judicary Called 'Crown Jewel" of Our System," The Baltimore Sun (April 10, 1996).

2 Jo Becker, "Measure to Weaken Judicary Advances," St. Petersburg Times (March 16, 2000).

3 Jay Weaver, "Judicial Selection Question Challenged," Miami Herald (September 11, 2000).

4 "A Judicary Run Amok!" Christian Coalition - December 2000 Newsletter.

5 Paul Craig Roberts, "America Democracy Is on the Line," Newsmax.com (November 25, 2000).

6 Balancetothebench.com, "About Us."

7 Jackie Hallifax, "Palm Beach Official Targets Wells, Other Justices," Associated Press (December 20, 2000).

8 Steven Lubet, "Alabama Judge is Determined to Post 10 Commandments," Chicago Tribune (July 6, 2000).

9 Kristen Campbell, "Religious Pull Grows in Politics," Mobile Register (June 5, 2000).

10 Phillip Rawls, "Judicial Panel Says Don't Answer Coalition Questions," Associated Press (September 11, 2000).

11 "Judge Answers to Higher Courts," Associated Press (October 20, 2000).

12 Jay Reeves, "Ex-Aide Says Moore Owes Public an Explanation," Associated Press (January 29, 2001).

13 2000 State Republican Party of Texas Platform, "Judicial Activism," p.3.

14 Ibid.

15 Alan Bernstein, "Republicans Target One of Their Own," Houston Chronicle (July 4, 2000).

16 Eric Hanson, "Fort Bend GOP Rejects Bush Appointee," Houston Chronicle (May 5, 2000).

17 Joe Hallett, "High-Court Race Conjurs [sic] Low Blows," Columbus Dispatch (April 2, 2000).

18 Sandy Theis, "Controversial Ad Becomes Issue in Court Race," Cleveland Plain Dealer (October 21, 2000); and T.C. Brown, "Court Ads Mislead, Experts Contend," Cleveland Plain Dealer (November 2, 2000).

19 Alan Johnson and James Bradshaw, "Panel Upholds Anti-Resnick Ad," Columbus Dispatch (October 20, 2000).

20 T.C. Brown, "Court Ads Mislead, Expert Contend," Cleveland Plain Dealer (November 2, 2000).

21 "Election-Year Politics Spark Ad Campaign," Dayton Daily News (June 7, 2000).

22 David N. Mayer, "Ohio's School-Funding Dilemma: Is the Court on the Right Track? Part 2 of 2: Majority of Justices on Unconstitutional Ground," Columbus Dispatch (May 15, 2000).

23 Wendy Ruderman, "Lawmakers Challenge Court Ruling on Abortion," Bergen-Hackensack Record (September 26, 2000); see also Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 2 (ACR2), State of New Jersey, 209th Legislature.

24 Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 76 (ACR76), State of New Jersey, 209th Legislature.

* 25 Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 77 (ACR77), State of New Jersey, 209th Legislature.

26 Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 137 (ACR137), State of New Jersey, 209th Legislature.

27 House Resolution No. 35 (HR0035): Constitutional Authority Of the Vermont Supreme Court, 1999-2000 Legislative Session, State of Vermont House of Represetatives.

28 Dave Clark, "Lawmaker Tries to Repeal Vt. Civil-Unions Law," Focus on the Family: CitizenLink, (August 24, 2000).

29 Fredrick Bever, "Civil-Unions Foe Plots Election Strategy," Rutland Herald (May 26, 2000).

30 "An Ouster in Idaho," The Spokesman Review (June 11, 2000).

31 Idaho Christian Coalition Supreme Court Questionnaire, 2000 Voter Guide.

32 "An Ouster in Idaho," The Spokesman Review (June 11, 2000).

33 Dan Popkey, "Trout Says Politics Had Nothing To Do With Ruling," The Idaho Statesman (October 28, 2000).

34 People For the American Way Foundation, Disorder in the Courts: How Right-Wing GOP Senators Abuse & Distort the Confirmation Process to Promote the Right's Ideology (January 20, 2000).

35 Ibid.

36 Ibid.

37 "300 Grassroots Organizations Oppose Paez Nomination," Free Congress Foundation press release (July 27, 2000).

38 "Action Alert Update: Judicial Nominations and New Federal Judgeships," Eagle Forum's Court Alert (July 7, 1999).

39 "Urgent Judicial Nominations Alert!" Eagle Forum's Court Alert (July 10, 2000).

40 "North Carolina's the Loser in Helm's Political Game," Greensboro News & Record (January 9, 2001); and Amy Greer, "Thurmond Nominates Son for U.S. Attorney Post," Associated Press (January 23, 2001).

41 "Clinton & Co. Continue Assaulting Our Courts," Eagle Forum's Court Alert (January 23, 2001).

42 Virginia C. Armstrong, Thomas L. Jipping, and Janet M. LaRue, Courting Justice: A Guide to Judicial Reform (July 2000), p.5.

43 Ibid., p.42.

44 Federalist Society web site, "From the Editors," ABA Watch (August 1996).

45 Ibid.

46 Federalist Society web site, "Who Are We?" http://ww.fed-soc.org/who.htm.

47 C. Cooper, "Florida Court in the Crosshairs," National Law Journal (April 9, 2000) at 1.

48 Virginia C. Armstrong, Thomas L. Jipping, and Janet M. LaRue, Courting Justice: A Guide to Judicial Reform (July 2000), p.6.

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