Monday, February 22, 2010

Chief Justice George on Ballot Initiatives

Last week we read Justice Moreno's comments on ballot initiatives.

Today we get Chief Justice Ronald George's thoughts, courtesy of Bob Egelko of the SF Chronicle.  The Chief wondered at a recent Stanford Law School conference, "Has the voter initiative now become the tool of the very types of special interests it was intended to control, and an impediment to the effective functioning of a true democratic process?"