Judicial Elections and Independence
State justices spoke about the impact of judicial elections on the judicial process and the independence of the judiciary. Among the issues… read more
State justices spoke about the impact of judicial elections on the judicial process and the independence of the judiciary. Among the issues they addressed were public accountability, the campaign process and its impact on the appearance of impartiality, and judicial activism. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close
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Tim O'Brien Distinguished Visiting Prof. Nova Southeastern University->Law Center
Harold Frend See Jr. Justice Alabama Supreme Court
Randall Shepard Chief Justice Indiana->Supreme Court
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