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Supreme Court Case Threatens To Undo Fla. Judicial Reform

Law360, Miami (January 16, 2015, 9:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will consider Tuesday whether to uphold Florida's ban on judicial candidates' personally soliciting for campaign funds, and if the rule is reversed, experts say it could undo a critical aspect of reforms that stemmed the judicial corruption that ran rampant in the state not long ago.

The high court will hear oral arguments Tuesday in former judicial candidate Lanell Williams-Yulee's challenge to a state ban on judicial candidates' personally soliciting for campaign funds. Williams-Yulee was reprimanded and fined by the Florida Supreme...
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