Moving Indy to merit selection of judges. (The 7th Circuit stuck down the old system)

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Story from The Indiana Lawyer

A proposal to select Marion Superior judges through a unique merit-selection system will be heard by a Senate committee Wednesday.

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear House Bill 1036, which would establish a judicial-selection system for Indianapolis that critics say could lead to a court challenge because its passage would deprive voters of direct election of judges in the four state counties with the highest percentage of minority population.

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