Save Our Democracy

When:
May 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2019-05-18T13:00:00-04:00
2019-05-18T15:00:00-04:00
Where:
Easttown Public Library
720 First Avenue Berwyn PA 19301
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jerry Henige

THE POLITICIZING OF OUR JUDICIARY

Flyer available click here: SAVE OUR DEMOCRACY 18May2019

 

Concerns to be explored and how we can move forward:

Fair and impartial courts are the guarantor of equal justice in American constitutional

Democracy. The very legitimacy of the courts depends on the public belief that judges

will treat every party without bias or favor, and that any party, regardless of wealth or

connections, can have a fair day in court. But public confidence in the courts is at a crisis

point. Americans are increasingly concerned about the influence of politics and money

on the courts. Three in every four Americans believe campaign cash affects courtroom

decisions —and , alarmingly, nearly half of state court judges believe the same.

There has also been a quieter political push targeting state courts —which hear more

than 95% of all cases nationwide. In state legislatures across the country, a wave of bills in recent years has sought to limit courts’ power or politically manipulate the judiciary.

Author: Alan Yockey

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Tredyffrin Township Democratic Committee
P.O. Box 910
Devon, PA 19333
(484) 474-0570

info@ttdems.com

 


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