VIRTUOUS JUDGES AND ELECTORAL POLITICS: A CONTRADICTION?
- THE HIGH COST OF JUDGING. Hansen, Mark // ABA Journal;Sep91, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p44
Focuses on the high cost and long hours involved in electing judges in the United States. Impact on the court's productivity; Assault on the integrity of the judiciary caused by the practice of subjecting judges to periodic political campaigns; Process of selecting judges.
- Shedding (Empirical) Light on Judicial Selection. Epstein, Lee // Missouri Law Review;2009, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p563
The article offers the author's views regarding three papers on judicial election and retention system in Missouri. The author discusses the issues of the state's election system such as the concerns on organized interests. He comments on a proposal that the states should allow interest groups...
- Money and Elected Judges. // Christian Science Monitor;10/25/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 234, p10
Shares concerns regarding the election of state judges in the United States. Possible influence of special-interest groups on the decision-making of judges the campaigns of whom they financially support; Indications that the people of the U.S. would be best served by judicial appointments as...
- Sins of omission. // Las Vegas Business Press;5/17/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p4
Focuses on the state judicial elections in Nevada. Problem with the Nevada Supreme Court; Need for judges to apply the law equally to all litigants; Idea behind the unconstitutional canon on judicial ethics.
- New committee looks at whether judicial campaigns should be policed. Reichard, Peter // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);07/31/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on ethical issues involving judicial elections and campaigns in Louisiana. Views of First Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Melvin Hortess on the issue; Impact of judicial campaign and election on public trust ratings in the judiciary; Public perception of judges as being politically...
- RETHINKING POLITICS AND JUDICIAL SELECTION DURING CONTENTIOUS TIMES. Foster, James C. // Albany Law Review;2004, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p821
Focuses on the issue of selecting state judges. Occurrence of the politicization of judicial elections; Description of judicial vocation in the U.S.; Dilemma of how to treat judges differently while treating them the same.
- HOW HIGH IS TOO HIGH?: JUDICIAL ELECTIONS AND RECUSAL AFTER CAPERTON. Betts, Daniel // Texas Review of Law & Politics;Fall2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p247
The article criticizes elections and recusals of the judicial system in the U.S. following provisions of the Court in Caperton. It examines factors that affects biases in electing and recusal of a judge or decision maker. It also scrutinizes the constitutionally tolerability of judge's decision...
- New Resource Educates Voters About Judicial System. // Tennessee Bar Journal;Feb2014, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p5
The article discusses the "Informed Voters-Fair Judges" campaign by the National Association of Women Judges in partnership with the League of Women Voters which launched in January 2014 and is aimed at educating voters about the judicial system and the importance of impartial judicial elections.
- Non-Partisan Judicial Elections: A Victory for West Virginia's Legal System. PRINTZ, Charles // State Journal (WV);4/10/2015, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p12
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