Cash & the Court

Number 27790
Subject Campaign Finance
Source Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock, Ark.)
Year 2016
Publication Date Jan. 24 - 26
Summary A reporter's curiosity about campaign contributions to judicial candidates from six law firms — five from outside Arkansas — leads to a 17 month-long investigation and results in revelations that raise questions about the impartiality of the state's Supreme Court.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords judicial; donations; politics; supreme; court
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