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

Posted by

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.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s