Thursday, September 20, 2012

Alliance ratings in contested judicial races

The Alliance of Bar Associations for Judicial Screening has released ratings for candidates in contested judicial races on the November ballot.

The bar groups that together comprise the Alliance are the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area (AABA), Black Women’s Lawyers Association of Greater Chicago (BWLA), Chicago Council of Lawyers (CCL), Cook County Bar Association (CCBA), Decalogue Society of Lawyers (DSL), Hellenic Bar Association (HBA), Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois (HLAI), Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago (LAGBAC), Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois (PRBA), and Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI).

The foregoing list of abbreviations and this key will explain the symbols used in the Alliance "grids":

Candidates for the Illinois Supreme Court

Contested Elections for the Cook County Circuit Court

Each of the candidates in these contested Circuit Court races has a campaign website; links to their respective sites are in the blog sidebar.

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