DuPage Judicial Ethics

Judicial ethics are the critical norms and standards that bear on judges and affect such matters as independence, impartiality and the avoidance of impropriety. It is important to elect experienced, qualified and impartial judges in DuPage.

After an in depth review, we have no choice but to advance the conversation around the lacking qualifications of many DuPage judicial candidates in 2020. Learn more below.

Judicial Review

Questionable Judicial Ethics - Margaret Peggy O'Connell

Margaret "Peggy" O'Connell

  • Has been referred to as an opportunist, spending her entire life as a hardcore Republican voting in ONLY Republican primaries up until 2020.

  • Now running as a Democrat, thinking it’s the easiest path to become a judge.

  • Lacks the experience and qualifications required for the Circuit Court.

  • Lacks the judgement and ethical standards required for the Circuit Court.

Is it even fair to call Azam Nizamuddin an ethical judge?

Azam Nizamuddin

  • Azam Nizamuddin cannot be trusted.

  • Democrats, Republicans, and Independents alike believe Azam Nizamuddin lacks the honesty and integrity to be Circuit Court Judge.

  • Consistently misled DuPage County residents about his endorsements and support, including losing the support of members of his own party.

  • Consistently misled DuPage County residents about his experience and qualifications.

Does Jill Otte have the correct temperment for the bench?

Jill Otte

  • Not recommended, or even rated, by the Illinois State Bar Association Judicial Advisory Poll released for the 2020 General Election.

  • Misled DuPage County residents about her legal experience.

  • Misled DuPage County residents about her support and endorsements.

  • Lacks the legal experience and qualifications needed to be on the Circuit Court

When it matters, can we trust Jeffrey M. Jacobson?

Jeffrey M. Jacobson

  • Not recommended by the Illinois State Bar Association Judicial Advisory Poll released for the 2020 General Election.

  • Lacks the legal and trial experience.

  • Lacks the judgement and temperament to be on the Circuit Court.

  • Hired and hand-picked his campaign manager, who assaulted and battered a police officer after being pulled over for being under the influence of a substance. The battery included biting the police officer.

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