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A plan to expand public information about Montana Supreme Court races has been filed in that state s House. First, some background. Montana uses a...

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A plan to switch North Carolina s trial court races back to partisan contests was vetoed by Governor Roy Cooper. In his veto message for...

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A constitutional amendment to give Delaware s governor and senate more time to consider judicial nominations has been filed for the second leg in its...

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According to Article II of the United States Constitution, the President "shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint" federal judges. According to Article III, federal judges enjoy life tenure and cannot be removed from office except through impeachment.