Calif. Judges Fight Posting Of Financial Forms On Web

Law360, San Diego (March 13, 2012, 8:26 PM EDT) -- A California judges group is set to argue before the Fair Political Practices Commission on Thursday that judges should not be required to post their financial disclosure forms online because they contain sensitive information that poses security risks for judges and their families.

The state commission in 2010 started posting statements of economic interest for elected public officials, but its move to put judges’ forms on the Internet has been postponed after several judges complained that the requirement makes their personal information, such as a judge’s...
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