Campaign Contributions and the Michigan Supreme Court
Publication Date: March 2002
Publisher(s): National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Samantha Sanchez
Eighty-nine percent of the cases that came before the Michigan Supreme Court between 1990 and 1999 involved a contributor to the campaign of a sitting justice. This study is part of the Institute's Money in Judicial Politics project designed to examine contributions to high court candidates, how often contributors appear before the court, and how their cases fare in the judicial system.