- Apr 8, 2016
Former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell was convicted on public corruption charges for accepting $175,000 in gifts and loans—including a Rolex watch, a custom golf bag, and expensive vacations and shopping sprees—from multi-millionaire Jonnie Williams, and then using his official position to promote the interests of Williams and his company, Star Scientific.
- Feb 12, 2015
Petitioner, a judicial candidate for a Florida County Court, filed suit challenging the Florida Code of Judicial Conduct rule prohibiting candidates for judicial office from personally soliciting campaign funds. The Florida Supreme Court found petitioner guilty of violating the solicitation prohibition and rejected her argument that the prohibition violated the First Amendment. The Supreme Court of the United States upheld that decision...
- Sep 26, 2014
In 2009, an unsuccessful candidate for Arizona judicial office filed suit to challenge canons of the Arizona Code of Judicial Conduct, alleging that the canons violate his First Amendment rights...
- May 15, 2017
Gerry Hebert signed onto a letter with former Department of Justice attorneys, advocating for a Special Counsel to investigate Russian interference into the 2016 election. Circumstances surrounding the removal of FBI Director James Comey have raised questions about the integrity of our justice system.
- Mar 15, 2017
CLC joined 54 retired state judges calling on the Wisconsin Supreme Court to strengthen the rules on when a judge should step aside from cases involving their top campaign supporters.