Supreme Court Justices Question Impact of Partisan Elections On Judicial Sentencing

Credit -  Mark Fischer

In a recent opinion dissenting from the denial of certiorari in an Alabama death penalty case, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor questioned whether the pressures of partisan judicial elections influence judges’ decisions in cases involving hot-button issues like capital punishment.

Department of Labor Files Brief with Supreme in Major Employee Stock Ownership Plan Dispute

By | Employee Benefits Law Report | December 2, 2013

The DOL has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the Dudenhoeffer v. Fifth Third Bank employee stock ownership plan (“ESOP”) dispute that made me think about Boundaries, a book about the importance of establishing boundaries, and compelling respect for those boundaries.