Judicial elections in the 21st century / edited by Chris W. Bonneau and Melinda Gann Hall.

"Starting with recent transformations in the electoral landscape, including those brought about by U.S. Supreme Court rulings, this volume provides ... analyses of partisan, nonpartisan, and retention elections to state supreme courts, intermediate appellate courts, and trial courts. Topics inc...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Other Authors: Bonneau, Chris W. (Editor), Hall, Melinda Gann (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : Routledge, 2017.
Series:Law, courts and politics ; 7.
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Table of Contents:
  • Judicial elections in the 21st Century / Chris W. Bonneau and Melinda Gann Hall
  • The changing legal landscape of judicial elections / Charles Gardner Geyh and Katherine Thrapp
  • Contestation and competitiveness in state Supreme Court elections, 1946-2015 : a state-level analysis / Herbert M. Kritzer
  • Campaigning for the high court bench / Melinda Gann Hall and Matthew J. Zalewski
  • Fundraising and spending in state Supreme Court elections / Chris W. Bonneau
  • Judicial retention elections / Larry Aspin
  • The latest trends in intermediate appellate court elections / Matthew J. Streb, Brian Frederick, Casey LaFrance, and Kimberly Rice
  • Trial court campaign messaging in a post-white environment : an analysis of candidate websites in contested elections / Mark Jonathan McKenzie and Ryan J. Rebe
  • Do judicial performance evaluations influence retention election results? / Rebecca D. Gill
  • Measuring the impact of election outcomes on voting in state Supreme Courts / Lawrence Baum, Thomas R. Gray, and David Klein
  • Judicial elections and support for state courts / Michael J. Nelson
  • Elections and judicial diversity / Drew Noble Lanier and Mark S. Hurwitz
  • Proposals for reforms : successes and failures / Chris W. Bonneau and Jenna Becker Kane
  • Conclusion / Melinda Gann Hall and Chris W. Bonneau.