Get to Know Your Judges
Lately, Project Lawsuit Abuse has been reminding you about the importance of judicial elections. The fact is that judges have a huge impact on our lives – they can determine whether your city is a magnet for jobs or a magnet or lawsuits! Voters need to inform themselves about their judicial candidates and find out which ones will fight against lawsuit abuse and stand up to trial lawyers.
To find out more about judicial candidates in your district, we recommend checking out Judgepedia.org, which provides an interactive encyclopedia of judicial candidates across the country. If you live in Illinois, you can look at Voteforjudges.org, which is a source of nonpartisan information on judicial candidates in Cook County, or IllinoisJudges.net. Finally, make sure to type your candidate’s name into Google.com! A simple Google search should turn up all sorts of information on judicial candidates’ backgrounds and supporters.
If you care about stopping lawsuit abuse, make sure you educate yourself, register to vote, and tell your friends and family to do the same!