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    California Judges

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    Elections are the most democratic way to make judges accountable to the public. Although, competitive elections have many problems and special interest money could corrupt the process. Some states use competitive elections to fill state Supreme Court seats, at least some of the time. Voters then periodically vote on whether to retain these judges. Some states use bipartisan commissions to help choose Supreme Court justice’s judicial appointment. Judges need to be able to make decisions they believe to be fair, regardless of whether voters agree with them. The selection of judges to state courts is variable. In California judges and justices gain office in a different process and regularly have to go through an election. There are two major…

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    Judges: The book of judges is a book written in essence to raise awareness of Gods greatness as the ultimate judge and that “religious compromise lead to moral corruption” (Hindson & Towns, 2013). It is said to be written by the prophet Samuel, no actual proof of authorship has been confirmed, but he was a major spiritual leader in this time period (Hindson & Towns, 2013). Due to the characters listed in the book and assumed author, an estimated date of 1050-1000 BC has been given as well as a…

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    Roles Of Judicial Judges

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    executive and legislative. The main role of a judge is to interpret laws. Judicial independence means that, the other organs of the government must not restrain the functioning and should not interfere with its decision of the judiciary in such a way that is unable to do justice. Judges must be able to perform their duties without fear or favor. Judges play a crucial role in Canadian democracy and judiciary protects the rights of an individual. The…

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    American Judges Duty

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    America’s judges have a special obligation and duty. To be able to perform their job without letting their personal opinions affect their decision making. They are required to base their rulings on the facts presented to them in the hearing pertaining to the case, not around what they have decided is best for them in their personal lives. A judge must be able to be unbiased, knowledgeable on laws and statute and know how to properly apply law to circumstance. Just must live by the Canons, not…

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    Local Judges Assignment

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    Before this assignment I had no idea that we had so many local judges, I was astonished by the number. There is a judge for every possible citation going from felonies to misdemeanors minor and major infractions. The amount of local judges outnumber the supreme judges by an exceptional amount. Prior to researching this I would have thought that we would have more judges at the federal level rather than the local level to manage the country’s court cases. However, now considering how many cases…

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    The Texas judicial system right now is defined by elected judges that make decisions based on what will get them elected again, and personal ideological views. If the state had judges that were appointed, they would be less worried about reelections and raising money, so the state government to run more smoothly and verdicts would be less biased. Both sides of the argument have benefits and downsides, but the benefits of having appointed judges out rules those of the elected one. The decision to…

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    Judge Dee Quotes Analysis

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    what class or circumstances, there wasn’t even an exception for the ruler who was considered to be above the law. While working a case judges had to find out what the crime was and then the punishment was given immediately, since penalties were fixed. On page 59, when Judge Dee begins to suspect Mrs. Djou of killing her husband due to having an affair with another man, he tells her that a woman killing her husband is one of the most terrible crimes to be committed. With that stated, it shows…

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    Good Afternoon Judges, As this school year comes to a close I would like to thank you for the experience I gained from the CASA Program. My foundational year field practicum experience was remarkable. The knowledge I gained observing the professional conduct of the judges, trial counselors, for the People of the United States of America, defense counselors, the investigators, the pre-trial officers the note takers; served to invigorate my altruistic personality. In addition, it enhanced…

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    Should Judges Make Law

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    Historically, parliament should make the law and judges simply apply the law, this fits in with the separation of powers theory. Blackstone 's dictation theory also states this. Judges create law by precedent and statutory interpretation. Under the Literal Rule judges have very little scope for judicial creativity as they are limited to giving words in the Act of Parliament their plain, ordinary, grammatical meaning from a standard English dictionary, this means judges are following the exact…

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    A Price Too High Judge Charles Pickering was spending a January day hunting in 2001 with his son Chip Pickering, when he was asked if he wanted a recommendation from Senators Trent Lott and Thad Cochran to President Bush to be nominated for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. After already being asked once and declining, he decided he would not mind a change of pace and accepted the offer. After a lot of lengthy paperwork and background checks, Judge Pickering was put up for…

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