TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Aug 5, 2014

Commenting on the involvement of corporate interests in the Supreme Court election, former U.S. Attorney and George W. Bush appointee Ed Yarbrough said he worries about the implications of big corporations trying to overthrow a state’s high court. “I think it's opening the door to the possibility of people buying courts. I'm pro-business, I think most people are. But if the pro-business attitude begins to control what the Constitution says, then that’s the tail wagging the dog.” With regard to the campaign to unseat the sitting justices, Yarbrough said, “The public is being asked to throw out three very good judges … not knowing what they might get in place of that.” Read more of his comments from News Channel 5.