Who is to judge? : the perennial debate over whether to elect or appoint America's judges (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Who is to judge? : the perennial debate over whether to elect or appoint America's judges

Author: Charles Gardner Geyh
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An elected judiciary is virtually unique to the American experience and creates a paradox in a representative democracy. Elected judges take an oath to uphold the law impartially, which calls upon them to swear off the influence of the very constituencies they must cultivate in order to attain and retain judicial office. This paradox has given rise to perennially shrill and unproductive binary arguments over the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Gardner Geyh
ISBN: 9780190887148 0190887141
OCLC Number: 1043953685
Description: xiii, 196 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A short and pointed history of judicial selection --
The new judicial selection landscape --
The arguments --
Why everyone is wrong --
Managing the selection debate --
The future of judicial selection.
Other Titles: Perennial debate over whether to elect or appoint America's judges
Responsibility: Charles Gardner Geyh.

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Who Is to Judge? tackles the judicial selection debate head on. Judicial politics expert Charles Gardner Geyh exposes the exaggerations of binary arguments in support of either elective or appointive  Read more...

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Brilliant intellectualism at its core, Who Is to Judge? is an expertly crafted discussion of the state judicial selection controversy, in which Geyh denounces stridency while embracing both normative Read more...

 
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