The laws of the
nation are only as just and as effective as the judges
entrusted with their interpretation.
Unfortunately, far too often corrupt and incompetent
judges make a mockery of justice in their very own
courtrooms. Some legislate from the bench,
favoring their own political agendas over the rule of
law. Others take advantage of their
positions of power, violating the rights of those who look to
them for justice. Still others preside over
cases in which they have a conflict of interest, refusing to
recuse themselves from court proceedings.
A core component
of Judicial Watch’s mission is to monitor our nation’s
judiciary and to educate the American people about its
operations. Through the
following programs, Judicial Watch has taken the lead in
countering judicial activism and abuse. As
one Judicial Watch client noted in an interview with the
Pasadena Star News, “The name of Judicial Watch
means something in the courtroom.”
more about elements of Judicial Watch’s public education
campaign to counter the dangers of judicial
Search Judicial Watch’s archive of financial disclosure
reports for all Supreme Court justices, appellate court and
district court judges is available.
Learn how JW’s Judicial Monitoring Project is transforming the
way justice is served.