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Election 2016: MN Supreme Court Primary

So it is August 2nd, and we have a primary on August 9th. Primaries used to be in September, and got pushed back because they wanted everyone to have more time to campaign. 509 more words

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Why does America elect judges, anyway?

The presidential race is dominating the airwaves this primary season. Depending on where states are in the electoral cycle, primary voters also will pick candidates for senators, governors, and other state officers, as well as for congressional representatives, state legislators, and local officials. 2,313 more words

The reality behind The Good Wife's cast of judges

Well some odd weeks later and I’ve caught up (save for the current season) onĀ The Good Wife. I’ll save diving into the finer points of the show for a later post; today we’ll focus on one specific gimmick: the rotating cast of judges. 407 more words