The president of the American Bar Association says that courts across the nation are facing potential threats to their independence.
H. Thomas Wells Jr. (pictured with recently exonerated prisoner Josh Kezer, center, and Bryan Cave attorney Charlie Weiss, right, whose pro bono representation freed Kezer) said the threats ranged from ballot initiatives to partisan elections to rating systems from special interest groups. Wells was at Saint Louis University School of Law on Monday as a panelist for a roundtable discussion on the independent judiciary.
Tagged with: American Bar Association Doreen Dodson Nannette Baker Richard Teitelman Saint Louis University Tom Burke
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