At the January Breakfast
'Judicial Candidates Meet and Greet
', COAL emphasized:
- the importance of the 'down ballot' judicial races,
- how the judicial system affects every aspect of our lives,
- the central role judges play in the pursuit of justice for all, and
- that a judiciary reflecting the diversity of the citizenry is a key component towards realizing this most important of pursuits.
COAL further believes that at a time in which the current president assaults the justice system, is blatantly attacking elected and appointed judges and is stacking the courts with far right ideologues, we must be even more vigilant in electing judges who will courageously honor their oath to ".......
support the constitution of the United States, and the constitution of the State of Illinois, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of judge......, according to the best of my ability.
for judges running in the March 17th Presidential Primary Election
, President & Chair of Public Policy
On behalf of the
COAL Board of Directors
"The time to work seriously and collectively, to improve the state of our Community, is upon us..."
Let's Get to Work.