It is a new year, and there are new rules for determining the term of office for a district court judge appointed to fill a vacancy.
The primary election that took place on Tuesday is over and the votes have been counted. Results of note for those involved in the criminal justice system include the following: Supreme Court. The race for Justice Hudson’s seat on the Supreme Court will be between Justice Hudson and Judge Levinson. Jeannette Doran was eliminated from … Read more
It’s election day, and the various national and state contests have potentially significant implications for criminal law. My rundown of the top races and issues is below, but please weigh in if you think I’m missing something major. Presidential election. Crime and punishment hasn’t been a major focus of the campaign. Some argue that Governor … Read more