Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Supreme Court justice deserves another term


    On May 20, Idahoans will have the opportunity to re-elect Supreme Court Justice Joel Horton. I urge them to do so.
    He is a tremendous jurist and citizen. Before I began working for him as a law clerk, I heard that he was smart with an uncanny memory for the law. No one talked about whether he was “pro plaintiff” or “pro defense.” The rumors about the justice’s intelligence and memory are true. His only agenda is to follow the law and serve the public. He is often the first person to arrive at the courthouse and the last person to leave.
    In my two years working with Justice Horton, I came to know a man never swayed by anything other than legal reasoning. His commitment to service extends beyond his day-to-day work. Justice Horton is an asset and dedicated to Idaho, and Idahoans should keep him on the bench.
Mikela “Mike” French
Formerly of Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Moscow and Boise




About Comments

Comments with content that seeks to incite or inflame may be removed.

Comments that are in ALL CAPS may be removed.

Comments that are off-topic or that include profanity or personal attacks, libelous or other inappropriate material may be removed from the site. Entries that are unsigned or contain signatures by someone other than the actual author may be removed. We will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or any other policies governing this site. Use of this system denotes full acceptance of these conditions. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions. You are fully responsible for the content that you post.

The comments below are from the readers of mtexpress.com and in no way represent the views of Express Publishing, Inc.

You may flag individual comments. You may also report an inappropriate or offensive comment by clicking here.

Flagging Comments: Flagging a comment tells a site administrator that a comment is inappropriate. You can find the flag option by pointing the mouse over the comment and clicking the 'Flag' link.

Flagging a comment is only counted once per person, and you won't need to do it multiple times.

Proper Flagging Guidelines: Every site has a different commenting policy - be sure to review the policy for this site before flagging comments. In general these types of comments should be flagged:

  • Spam
  • Ones violating this site's commenting policy
  • Clearly unrelated
  • Personal attacks on others
Comments should not be flagged for:
  • Disagreeing with the content
  • Being in a dispute with the commenter

Popular Comment Threads



 Local Weather 
Search archives:


Copyright © 2019 Express Publishing Inc.   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy
All Rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Express Publishing Inc. is prohibited. 

The Idaho Mountain Express is distributed free to residents and guests throughout the Sun Valley, Idaho resort area community. Subscribers to the Idaho Mountain Express will read these stories and others in this week's issue.