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Electing judges

Gibson, James L.

Electing judges

the surprising effects of campaigning on judicial legitimacy

by Gibson, James L.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judges,
  • Judicial ethics,
  • Election

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames L. Gibson
    SeriesChicago studies in American politics, Chicago studies in American politics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8776 .G538 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25190055M
    ISBN 100226291073, 0226291081, 0226291103
    ISBN 109780226291079, 9780226291086, 9780226291109
    LC Control Number2012001904

    Electing judges, judging elections, and the lessons of caperton Article in Harvard Law Review (1) November with 17 Reads How we measure 'reads' Electing state judges gives the majority more of an ability to rule. On the federal level, the majority gets to pick judges only in an indirect way because the president appoints ://

    Electing judges in the past is associated with politics, chaos, and corruption. Politics is a dirty game aiming to oppress the weak and gain the wealthy and powerful. Most of the donor firms of the judges during the election are politicians, and their pu   The past decade has witnessed change in the ways judges for the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights are selected. The leitmotif has been securing greater professional quality of the judicial candidates, and, for this purpose, both European systems have put in place various advisory panels or selection committees that are called to evaluate the aptitude

    Electing Judges: The Surprising Effects of Campaigning on Judicial Legitimacy By amybaker • Febru Febru In Electing Judges, leading judicial politics scholar James L. Gibson responds tothe growing chorus of critics who fear that the politics of running for office undermine judicial independence and even the rule of :// Electing or appointing judges can be a double-edged sword Posted by: Lynn Lofton in NEWS 11/03/ There’s a case to be made for appointing judges, but there’s also one for electing ://


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It promises to be of interest to those who study law and courts, the effect of campaigns on the views and opinions of citizens, the underpinnings of judicial legitimacy, or state   Today, about 90 percent of state judges must run for office, and the elections have become increasingly expensive and nasty.

Assistant Professor Jed Handelsman Shugerman provides historical perspective on judicial elections and other methods of judicial selection in his new book, “The People’s Courts: Pursuing Judicial Independence in America” (Harvard, ). In Electing Judges, Gibson has delivered a path-breaking and provocative book that serves as a reasoned empirical response to a good deal of conventional wisdom.

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In Electing Judges, leading judicial politics scholar James L. Gibson responds to the growing concern that the realities of campaigning are undermining judicial independence and even the rule of law. Armed with empirical evidence, Gibson offers the most systematic and  › Home › eBooks.

Electing Judges is a monumental achievement."--Paul Brace, Rice University "Simply put, this book provides an extremely important theoretical and empirical contribution to the study of judicial elections and legitimacy.

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In Electing Judges, the post-election survey conducted several months after the elections for the Kentucky Supreme Court increases confidence about impact and duration.

But particularly compelling is the fact that political scientists deem as axiomatic the principle that elections are powerful agents of political This book examines the way international court judges are chosen.

Selecting International Judges - Ruth Mackenzie; Kate Malleson; Penny Martin; Philippe Sands QC - Oxford University Press We use cookies to enhance your experience on our :// In Electing Judges, James L.

Gibson responds to the growing chorus of critics who fear that the politics of running for office undermine judicial independence and even the rule of many people have opinions on the topic, few have supported them with actual empirical evidence.

Gibson rectifies this situation, offering the most systematic and comprehensive study to date of the impact of Electing judges: the surprising effects of campaigning on judicial legitimacy / James L. Gibson. Format Book Published Chicago ; London: University of Chicago Press, Description xi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm Uniform series Chicago studies in American politics.

Notes Electing Judges - with Cash. By Corliss, Cody. Grisham may have written his latest book, "The Appeal," on the sale of justice, but the fierce nature of judicial elections should give all of us pause to wonder whether - or how often - justice merely goes to the highest bidder.

His descriptions of high- spending judicial campaigns are Get this from a library. Electing judges: the surprising effects of campaigning on judicial legitimacy. [James L Gibson] -- "In Electing Judges, James L.

Gibson responds to the growing chorus of critics who fear that the politics of running for office undermine judicial independence.

While many people have opinions on the   This is “Selecting Federal Judges”, section from the book 21st Century American Government and Politics (v. For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa :// / The question of whether Nevada should even elect judges seems to come up frequently, especially when there is a high-profile case of misconduct.

Gill says it is a good question but a difficult   But we don’t. And, as Jim points out in the book, where we do have survey data and where the questions asked are somewhat useful, the numbers of respondents in each state are quite small. To get around this, Electing Judges is based on a series of surveys (and survey experiments) put in the field in Kentucky [*] in While there are   An account of a new theory and method of voting, judging and ranking, majority judgment, shown to be superior to all other known methods.

In Majority Judgment, Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki argue that the traditional theory of social choice offers no acceptable solution to the problems of how to elect, to judge, or to find that the traditional model―transforming the "preference  › Books › Science & Math › Mathematics.

To riff on a phrase from Churchill, electing judges is the worst method of choosing judges — except all the other ways we can come up with. Elections allow citizens to have a direct say in who’s judging them. ‘Top Chef’ host Padma Lakshmi working on picture book J North Korea destroys empty liaison office with South Get this from a library.

Electing judges: the surprising effects of campaigning on judicial legitimacy. [James L Gibson] -- In Electing Judges, leading judicial politics scholar James L.

Gibson responds tothe growing chorus of critics who fear that the politics of running for   The job of judges is to balance competing interests, not to impartially apply the law. Judges are not umpires simply calling balls and strikes. This is why we have appeals courts.

It's why laws get overturned all the time. If judges were to impartially apply the law we'd still have slavery and voting would be restricted to landed white ://?qid=AAsLcZL. Los Angeles Times " A clever story and thoughtful plot …Grisham confronts in stark relief the dangers of electing judges in an era of bigmoney politics."- Seattle TimesPost Intelligencer From the Hardcover edition., Praise forThe Appeal: "Building a remarkable degree of suspense…Grisham delivers his savviest book in  › eBay › Books › Fiction & Literature.

It seems everywhere I turn there is discussion of moving away from electing judges and toward merit selection systems, especially due to presumed negative effects of campaign contributions, and it made me wonder about the extent to which such a move is supported by the empirical ://  "The benefit to electing judges is giving the public more buy-in and respect for the justice system," says David Brody, a criminal justice professor at Electing Judges by James L.

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