Professor James Sample was quoted in the following National Law Journal article.
By Marcia Coyle
The National Law Journal
September 22, 2009
Are the clauses vulnerable to constitutional attack? Yes, but they can withstand it, said Briffault and James Sample of Hofstra University School of Law, formerly an attorney with the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law.
Sample said the states have a compelling interest in protecting the integrity of the judicial system — the Wisconsin commission’s defense to Bopp’s First Amendment attack on applying the clause to his client.