Judge Norma Holloway Johnson and her Role in the Clinton-Gore Campaign Finance Sandal
John Fisher

Judge Norma Holloway Johnson was accused of unethical Judicial behavior in January 2000 when she bypassed standard operating procedures and assigned the prosecution of seven Democratic fund-raisers to judges appointed by President Clinton. The standard operating procedure for assigning cases is a random assignment schedule. The Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Representative Howard Coble, called for an inquiry of her actions (Associated Press, 2000, p.5A). The question is whether or not the Judge had done anything unethical or under the table? To answer this question, a look into Judge Johnson's past will have to be completed.

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