There's something wrong with a system that allows campaign contributors to buy gratitude and access to judges. But that's the world we live in now, and it's getting rapidly worse.
Most of us don't think much about our courts, but we rely on them regularly. We need a strong, healthy court system that's fair and impartial. Whether our courts are enabling everyday business to move forward, or ruling on matters that affect us very personally, or setting legal precedents on important and controversial issues -- we need them to be there and be fair. But in the face of increased threats to our courts -- a dramatic rise of special interest money in judicial elections and budget cuts that jeopardize court operations -- access to justice is at risk.
We can protect ourselves from these threats. Learn more, and join fellow Oregonians to ensure that we can rely on fair and impartial courts when we need them.