These Commentaries are brief position papers on various topics relating to the judicial election process. Click on a title to read the Commentary.
How Politics Affects Judicial Decisionmaking
A brief history of judicial elections in the United States and a review of the arguments for and against choosing judges through the ballot box.
There are an increasing number of voter guides online to help citizens choose their judges. Which kind are the most useful to voters when they are making their decision?
Choose Your Judges employs a unique method for recommending judicial candidates—here’s the explanation of how it actually works.
The conventional wisdom is that the extraordinary amount of money flowing into politics is creating a crisis for judicial elections. The conventional wisdom is wrong, but certain reforms are needed.