The Meaning of the Constitution and the Selection of Judges
Faulkner Law Review, Vol. 8, p. 175 (2016)
26 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2017
Date Written: June 28, 2017
In the ongoing debate over the best method for choosing judges, the focus has been on the perceived drawbacks of judicial election without commensurate consideration of either the advantages of popular elections or the disadvantages of the commission system-usually styled the "Missouri plan" or "merit selection." One such consideration is the means of defining the judicial power.
Keywords: judicial selection, judges, Unites States judiciary, Missouri Plan, Merit Selection, judicial election, judicial power
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