Professor James Sample was quotes in the following New York Times article.
Hanging a ‘For Sale’ Sign Over the Judiciary
by Dorothy Samuels
January 29, 2010
Thoughtful candidates known to look at the law on a case-by-case basis will be at a distinct disadvantage, forecasts Professor James Sample, a judicial elections expert at Hofstra Law School. The accelerated money war, he warns, will inevitably polarize the bench “because more moderate candidates are unlikely to be considered a bankable vote by any special interest group investing heavily in judicial campaigns.”