Ever stand in the voting booth on election day wondering why in the world you're asked to select from dozens of judges of whom you know nothing? 

A judge has one of the most important jobs in society.  Balancing the scales of Lady Justice while holding the fate of lives in their hands.  Yet we, the often uninformed voters,  pick them. 

A WGN investigation found even when a judicial candidate gets a "highly qualified" rating, it doesn't mean he hasn't made a highly questionable mistake on the campaign trail. 

For more information, log on to:

Chicago Council of Lawyers - State Judicial Evaluations

Judicial Evaluations | Illinois State Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association’s Green Guide To Judicial Candidates in Cook County (pdf)

Chicago Bar Association (including link to download the ap)