You want to go to court? It takes moolah. Just ask Mayor Bill Finch who set up a legal defense fund to cover his costs associated with Chris Caruso’s court challenge of the 2007 Democratic mayoral primary. Finch’s 2011 challenger Mary-Jane Foster charged that Democratic Registrar Santa Ayala unlawfully denied her a ballot spot. Superior Court Judge [...]
Entries Tagged as 'John Kadaras'
September 13th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
August 19th, 2011 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Even when you’re an observer in the courtroom, it can be difficult to pinpoint judicial direction. That’s because judges don’t always know what they want to do, or prefer to pass the buck to a higher judicial authority, screw public transparency. (God forbid they be overturned.) Sometimes judges thread needles. What has the judge ruled? It leaves lawyers open [...]