Mulling over the Missouri Plan -- A Review of State Judicial Selection and Retention Systems
Missouri Law Review Symposium 2009 -- February 27, 2009

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Panel I: Special Interest Influence: Balancing Independence and Accountability

Presented by Rafael Gely, Michael Solimine, Michael R. Dimino, and Roy A. Schotland

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Panel II: Retention Elections in a "Merit Selection" System: Balancing the Will of the Public with the Need for Judicial Independence and Accountability

Presented by Penny White, Rachel Paine Caufield, and G. Alan Tarr.

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Panel III: The Fallacies and Fixables of "Merit Selection" and the Constituencies that Support Missouri Plan Reform

Presented by Stephen J. Ware, Brian T. Fitzpatrick, and Chief Justice Laura Denvir Stith, Missouri Supreme Court.

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