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

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

KS, AR, OK, PA, WI, GA Judicial Selection Battles

NY Times summarizes battles over several states' courts.

“We need to get past the fiction that judges are umpires that just call balls and strikes,” Indiana University Law professor Charles Geyh said. “Ideology will affect their decisions.”