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Last year, the American Constitution Society, a judicial watchdog group, released a landmark study, “Justice as Risk,” linking campaign contributions to judicial rulings. The study found “a significant relationship between business group contributions to state supreme court justices and the voting of those justices in cases involving business matters.”