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February 17, 2012

This article addresses the ongoing debate about judicial elections and proposes measures to combat the troublesome features of elective systems.

  • Judicial Election

    Judges are elected by popular vote.
  • Democratic Appointment

    Judges are appointed directly by a democratic body, or appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of some democratic body.