Judging the Judges

Recently, someone asked the Missouri League of Women Voters, on their website, “Where can I find information about judges?” That’s a good question.  After all, we’ll be voting to retain them or not. Here is a link to the Missouri Bar Association’s evaluations of judges, based on criteria like “Being fair and impartial toward each side of the case,” “Writing opinions that are clear,” “Treating parties equally,” etc. http://www.showmecourts.org. For Boone County, you’ll have to go to the section on “Outstate Missouri.”  Boone County is in the Western District.  You can also find out more information about the process of selecting and evaluating judges here: http://bit.ly/PDcvzn.

About lwvcbc

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate. Any person of voting age may become a League member. The LWV of Columbia-Boone County is the League's local organization. We hold forums for local elections and advocate for local issues.

Posted on October 17, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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