With time quickly counting down to the May 6 primary election, a new survey by the N.C. Bar Association evaluates the candidates running to be local District Court judges.
A new survey by the N.C. Bar Association rates the performance of local judges, shedding light on elected officials that are often hard for voters to evaluate. Judge Ed Clontz received the lowest scores of any Buncombe County District Court justice. And he’s the only incumbent facing a fight to keep his seat on the bench.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia decried judicial activism and told the hundreds of lawyers gathered June 21 in Asheville that their law degrees don’t qualify them to determine the moral values of society.