Are Judicial Elections a Threat to Judicial Independence?

February 27, 2012

The Federalist Society State Courts Project, 26 October 2006 – Event Audio

Featuring: Harold F. See, Jr., Randall T. Shepard, Tim O’Brien

  • 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.