LEGISLATURE WITHDRAWS JUDICIAL BRANCH SUBPOENAS
SELECT COMMITTEE WILL CONTINUE ITS INVESTIGATION INTO MISCONDUCT WITHIN THE JUDICIAL BRANCH
June 30, 2021
POLSON, Mont.— Senator Greg Hertz, R-Polson, announced today that the Legislature is withdrawing its subpoenas for records from Montana's Supreme Court justices and court administrator.
Hertz chairs the Legislature's Special Select Committee on Judicial Accountability and Transparency that was formed to investigate troubling conduct within the judicial branch, including the deletion of public records, failure to recuse judges who had pre-judged legislation, and questionable use of state resources.
"The Legislature's position all along has been that litigation in front of judges with inher...