"Justice at Stake is a nonpartisan campaign working to keep our courts fair and impartial. Justice at Stake Campaign partners educate the public and work for reforms to keep politics and special interests out of the courtroomso judges can do their job protecting our Constitution, our rights and the rule of law. JAS is currently funded by grants from the Open Society Institute, Carnegie Corporation, and the Joyce Foundation."
"The Supreme Court's remand requires us to consider two issues in light of White: the constitutional viability of the partisan-activities and solicitation clauses
of Canon 5.1 [of the Minnesota Supreme Court's canons of judicial conduct]. ... "In White, the Supreme Court invalidated the announce clause and remanded[.] Upon further consideration of the partisan-activities and solicitation clauses in light of White, ... they likewise do not survive strict scrutiny and thus violate the First Amendment."
"Since our ruling today essentially moots any viable Fourteenth Amendment claims, we leave them for consideration on another day, if necessary."
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