Cindi Ross Scoppe

November 15, 2013 12:00 AM

Scoppe: Toals-Pleicones race highlights laggardly pace of SC Supreme Court

Political observers long have speculated that the state Supreme Court’s famous “minimally adequate” decision was much weaker than Chief Justice Ernest Finney wanted it to be because of his quest for a unanimous ruling. Now Chief Justice Jean Toal has all but confirmed that the school equity case that spawned that standard has been languishing in her court for five and a half years because of her own quest for unanimity.

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