The Supreme Court of the United States held that a statute prohibiting a candidate for judicial office from announcing his or her views on disputed legal or political issues violated the candidate's First Amendment right to freedom of speech.
Republican Party of Minnesota v. White, 122 S. Ct. 2528 (2002)
The First Amendment Allows a Candidate for Judicial Election to Announce His or Her Views on Disputed Legal or Political Issues: Republican Party of Minnesota v. White,
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