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Supreme Court Justices Address Lawmakers' Allegations Of Bias

Sen. Greg Hertz (R) - SD6 chaired the Select Committee On Judicial Transparency and Accountability session Monday April 19, 2021.
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Sen. Greg Hertz (R) - SD6 chaired the Select Committee On Judicial Transparency and Accountability session Monday April 19, 2021.

Supreme Court Justices Address Lawmakers' Allegations Of Bias

A growing dispute between Montana’s legislative and judicial branches came to a head Monday during a pair of special committee hearings. Republican lawmakers have alleged bias by state Supreme Court justices over pending legislation — and in an unexpected move, justices addressed those concerns directly.

Montana State News Bureau’s Seaborn Larson talks with MTPR’s Shaylee Ragar about what’s transpired and what comes next.

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Shaylee is a UM Journalism School student. She reports and helps produce Montana Evening News on MTPR.