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#Judileaks: Ranking the Best and the Worst Honduran Supreme Court Candidates

By Niko Aberle,

Research and Communications Fellow, Asociación para una Sociedad más Justa

Versión en español

La Asociación para una Sociedad Más Justa (AJS, by its English initials), the chapter of Transparency International in Honduras, is a Honduran anticorruption organization dedicated to fostering the Rule of Law in their country. 681 more words

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With a new Supreme Court on the horizon, what does the future hold for Honduras?

By Katharine Valencia

Program Officer at DPLF

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Next week, the Congress of Honduras is expected to select Justices for the highest court in the land – the Supreme Court. 1,369 more words

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Judge, state differ on judicial selection

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Attorneys for a Kansas judge contend recent legislation changing judicial selection in Kansas is unconstitutional. But the state argues the law is a proper exercise of longstanding legislative authority. 96 more words

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Kansas urges high court to look at judiciary in other states

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Attorney General’s Office wants the Kansas Supreme Court to look at how the judiciary in surrounding states works when it decides the validity of a law stripping the high court of its power to appoint chief judges. 94 more words

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Virginia Pilot editorial calls for a new way to pick judges in Virginia

The paper criticizes the current system of the legislature electing state judges.  As an alternative, the editors propose the following:

Other states, such as Utah and Rhode Island and, as of last year, Tennessee, have adopted a system that has drawn strong praise from legal experts and good-government advocates for being thorough.

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Update: February 14, Judicial Selection Meeting with F. James Robinson

Please Note the Date Change and Place…

Please join us to hear F. James Robinson share the current situation of Judicial Selection in Kansas. Instead of the previous date of February 7, we will hold the session on Saturday, February 14, from 10 AM to 12PM at the Little Theater in the KSU Union. 32 more words

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Save the Date: Judicial Selection, Who Should Choose? Feb. 7, 2015

Save The Date! Saturday, February 7, 2015
10 AM-12 PM

A current dilemma in Kansas is the choosing of our judges. Who should be the responsible agents? 398 more words

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