Thursday, October 21, 2010
Ind. Courts - Challenge to canons of Indiana Code of Judicial Conduct that restrict speech and/or activities of state judges and judicial candidates is named "petition of the day" by SCOTUSBlog
SCOTUSBlog explains here that it tries to identify petitions that raise questions that have a reasonable chance of being granted. Today's "petition of the day" is the case of Torrey Bauer, David Certo, and Indiana Right to Life, Inc. v. Randall T. Shepard, et al.
For background start with this ILB summary of the August 20, 2010 7th Circuit opinion and its links.
Here is the petition for certiorari.