Crucial choice in Supreme Court election
Last updated 10/4/2022 at 10:24am
We have two Montana Supreme Court races this year, each, as always, extremely important. One of those races, however, demands even more urgent attention than our judicial races normally require … namely the election involving Justice Ingrid Gustafson and her challenger, Republican Public Service Commission Chairman James Brown.
In 2003, Republican Gov. Judy Martz appointed Gustafson to the Yellowstone County District Court after 16 years in private practice. That was a year before her opponent finished law school. In 2017, Judge Gustafson was appointed to the Supreme Court by Democrat G...