Political Note #296 Ohio Supreme Court John O’Donnell and Jennifer Brunner

Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com  Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website.  Chuck Grassley and the Inspector Generals.  Steve King is gone, does JD Scholten have a chance? Political Note #296   Ohio Supreme Court:  John O’Donnell and Jennifer Brunner 2020                            General election The election of state supreme court judges is important.  We had one election in April.  Democrat Jill Karofsky’s election upset reduced Wisconsin’s Republican majority in the court from 5-2 to 4-3.  And one of the Republicans is not a reliable Republican vote. There is…

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Political Note #197 Lisa Neubauer WI Supreme Court

Lisa Neubauer is running to be on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. She is now the Chief Judge of the Wisconsin Appeals Court. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and The University of Chicago Law School where she was a member of The Law School’s honor society. She served as a Clerk in the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin and was In private practice for twenty years in a Milwaukee firm. She specialized in Environmental Cleanup Litigation. Although judicial elections are non-partisan, Neubauer's election would allow her to replace a Democrat who is retiring and would leave the Court with a 4-3 Republican majority.

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Political Note #141 Anita Earls NC Supreme Court

Anita Earls graduated from Williams College and Yale Law School. From Yale, she joined the Ferguson, Stein Law Firm, a distinguished, predominantly African American firm in Charlotte. She was there for ten years, becoming a partner. Anita Earlsspent two years as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Clinton administration, three years Director of the Voting Rights Project for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, and four years as Director for Advocacy for the University of North Carolina's Center for Civil Rights. From 2007 to 2017, Anita Earls was Executive Director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice.

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