THE COMPETITIVENESS OF FEMALE CANDIDATES IN JUDICIAL ELECTIONS: AN ANALYSIS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA TRIAL COURT RACES
- THE FUTILE QUEST FOR A SYSTEM OF JUDICIAL "MERIT" SELECTION. Dimino, Michael R. // Albany Law Review;2004, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p803
Deals with the quest for a system of judicial merit selection. Challenge in designing the optimal selection system for judges; Public involvement under the merit selection plan or the Missouri Plan; Implication of the history surrounding the adoption of judicial elections.
- His Honor, the candidate. // ABA Journal;Nov84, Vol. 70 Issue 11, p25
Focuses on judicial election campaigns in the United States. Estimated cost of running for trial judge; Problems associated with hotly contested races; Sampling of some high-profile and costly races which illustrate some problems related to judicial contests. INSET: Selecting judges.
- Information needed to help voters judge. McIntyre, Kathryn J. // Business Insurance;11/09/98, Vol. 32 Issue 45, p81
Opinion. Comments on the need for more information to be given to voters on the retention of judges. Victory of seven judges for whom the author voted against; Low vote approval for judges; Lack of reports on judges' performance to help voters decide.
- Are We Being Fair to Our Judges and the Perception of Justice in Alabama by Having Partisan Elections for Judicial Office? Pratt, James R. // Alabama Lawyer;Nov2011, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p443
In this article author share his views related to the need of campaign in judicial election of Alabama. He further focuses on the method of electing judges on the basis of partisan election and states that Alabama is the maximum spending state for judicial election. He also states that the...
- 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.
- What's All the Fuss about the Tennessee Plan? Lewis, Buck // Tennessee Bar Journal;Aug2008, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p3
The author reflects on the issue concerning the proscription the features of judicial election and retention. He cites the issues that kept the Tennessee Plan, which is the best plan in selecting judges where in inquires on the selection of commission members as the primary issue. He then...
- The "Announce Clause" and the First Amendment. Coxe, III, Henry M. // Florida Bar Journal;Oct2006, Vol. 80 Issue 9, p6
The author reflects on an "announce clause," a rule that forbade a candidate for judicial office to announce his or her views on disputed legal or political issues. The rule has been adopted by Minnesota in 1974 from the Model Code of Judicial Conduct of the American Bar Association. He comments...
- On Supreme Court Appointments. Colón, Rafael Hernández // Caribbean Business;2/3/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p23
Shares perspectives on issues concerning Supreme Court appointments. Tenure for Supreme Court Justices; Controversies associated for positions in Supreme Court; Scope of power.
- Over the Role of the Court. Bork, Robert // National Review;9/17/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p1137
This article deliberates on the functioning of courts. It is informed that courts are part of a more general legal-constitutional culture and ultimately are heavily influenced by ideas that develop elsewhere in that culture. A new struggle for intellectual dominance in constitutional theory is...