In the judicial nomination wars

by Walter Olson on September 27, 2013

It’s precisely the outstanding candidates that opponents gun for, writes Conn Carroll, recalling the case of U. Va.’s Lillian BeVier. [Washington Examiner]

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1 prior probability 09.27.13 at 7:43 am

This is why we should consider using a lottery method for selecting judges, with the names of all lawyers (or a subset of pre-screened lawyers) placed in a bin and potential judges being selected randomly …

2 D 10.01.13 at 3:45 pm

Yes, prior, that is a great way to disenfranchise the citizens and encourage further maneuvering by law schools and bar associations.

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