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Pro-Censorship Prof Under Fire for Paid Corporate Study to Run for Supreme Court

A right-wing law professor from the University of Montana who has made a name for herself by demanding censorship of the student paper has announced her candidacy for Montana Supreme Court.   The Bozeman Chronicle’s Troy Carter first reported that Kristin Juras was planning a run on Twitter yesterday.  Juras told the Chronicle she was running after Carter uncovered that she had registered a website “JurasforJustice.com” in April.

In 2009, Juras called for censorship of the University of Montana’s student paper, the Montana Kaimen, because a student had written about sex.  Juras was, and perhaps still is, advisor to a student group called the “Christian Legal Society.”  The Flathead Beacon reported at the time.

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VanDyke Leaves State to work for Right-Wing Nevada AG

I guess TEA Party former Supreme Court candidate Lawrence VanDyke really didn’t want to gain any more legal experience in Montana after all.  He’s resurfaced in Nevada working for the right-wing attorney general in that state. Nevada news outlets are reporting today on the move–and…

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GUEST POST: New Explosive Sex Crime Allegations Rock Missoula

By Jaime Jesstar, Montana Satirical News (MSN) MISSOULA, MT — Sources close to Missoula Police Department indicate that 8 male UM students, including Grizzlies quarterback Dirk Wigler, were victimized last week in what appears to be an organized sex crime.  Details are incomplete, but the…

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Let’s Not Retain Haynes

Voters in Ravalli County must vote whether or not to retain District Court Judge James Haynes for District 21.  Haynes does not deserve another term.  Haynes is the hypocrite judge who made statewide headlines for refusing to allow a pregnant woman to get drug treatment and…

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Hate Group Hosted Fundraiser for Lawrence VanDyke

Today, more details were revealed about the Washington DC fundraiser held for Supreme Court Candidate Lawrence VanDyke by the so-called Family Research Council, a group the the Southern Poverty Law Center designated as a hate group. If you aren’t familiar with this group yet, you should know that…

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Today’s Must-Read Political Blog Post

Is up on Preserve the Beartooth Front, where David Katz writes about how the Montana Supreme Court race could impact the front’s future.  You can read it here: Outside corporate interests are trying to shift the balance of the Montana Supreme Court. What it means…