Judicial selection in texas from ballotpedia jump to: navigation by district for court of appeals judges the elected justices and judges serve six-year terms the majority of the judges are appointed to a two-year term by the city's governing body. Should judges be elected or appointed which method produces better judges the first problem is to define a good judge most people define a good judge as one who makes decisions that they like even if the desirable features are defined more precisely - ability to. Express your views about whether or not judges should be elected to serve on the bench or if they should be appointed. The debate over elected vs appointed judges is coming up once more in the state legislature in a fairly roundabout way.
Six nevada executives share whether or not they believe a judge should be appointed or elected. Chris w bonneau's defense of judicial elections [a bum rap on elected judges, washington forum, may 27] skipped over important data suggesting that justice could be for sale. Who are judges appointing judges cons political party affiliation the people don't get any type of say so electing judges pros people get a say in who becomes judge. Some states have recently considered proposals that would abolish the election of state judges and replace it with a system of appointed judges who would face periodic retention elections while supporters of this plan argue that retention elections will keep judges accountable to the voters, it.
Should we be electing our judges by rabbi shmuly yanklowitz and from that point on, no contiguous state entered the union with an appointed judicial system (where judges are elected quadrennially). At breakfast in washington last week with tom ingram, the former chief of staff to tennessee senator lamar alexander, i asked what the hot political talk. Pro & con: selection vs election should new york take judges off the ballot by mary connelly published: may 22, 1988 some judges in new york state are appointed, but most are elected one proposed change, submitted by governor cuomo.
Tax withholding for government workers tax withholding for government workers this includes any official who administers or enforces public laws whether the public elected the individual or an office appointed them a judge, a justice of the peace, a county or city.
Pa voters will nominate judges to positions on the supreme, superior and commonwealth courts should the state switch to merit selection of appellate judges. Absolutely not, any more than neurosurgeons should be elected it is a specialist job that requires great training, and independence from politics i'll go even farther: they shouldn't be appointed by politicians, either that, too, gets tangled u. Judicial studies degree courses justice management giving should judges be elected or appointed the national judicial college is an equal opportunity/affirmative action, ada organization, and admits participants of any age. Among the political class, however, a plurality of 49% believe that judges should be appointed, not elected the partisan and ideological responses show that conservatives feel much more strongly that judges should be elected, but interestingly. United states federal judge this article is part of a series on the: politics of the united states of america federal government constitution unlike the judges of article iii courts, non-article iii judges are appointed for specified terms of office.