In Room for Debate Tracey Meares on Selecting Judges

June 13, 2016

Tracey Meares writes an op-ed in the New York Times Room for Debate blog, “If You Want Independent Judges, Don’t Elect Them.” Using the recent case about the Stanford University student Brock Turner and his lenient sentencing, she argues: “As long as voters decide who sits on the bench, sentencing decisions will be a political issue, recall or no recall.”

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