Judicial elections, democratic appointment (e.g., senate confirmation), and the Missouri Plan (a/k/a "merit selection")

Judicial selection and other videos


Search This Blog

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Time Limits for Judges to Rule

One of the reasons many people support changing to a less insular Kansas Supreme Court selection system is the long time it takes the court to rule in many of its cases.  The Kansas Legislature is considering a bill that would create "soft deadlines" for the state's judges. The Lawrence Journal World reports "Senate Vice President Jeff King says six states have similar laws on time limits, which can withhold pay from judges who are tardy in their rulings."

No comments:

Post a Comment