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New York Court Structure

Courtesy of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice.

Judicial Selection Reform: Examples from Six States

Examines successful judicial selection reform efforts in six states, discussing the nature of each reform and its implementation in other states, the events that provided the impetus for reform, and the actors who were instrumental in bringing about the reform.

Judicial Merit Selection: Current Status

A set of tables that provide detailed information about selection provisions in states with "merit selection," or commission-based appointment, of judges.