CAHSS Faculty Articles

Title

The Many Faces of Judicial Independence

Department

Department of History and Political Science

Publication Date

6-2013

Publication Title

Reviews in American History

ISSN

0048-7511

Volume

41

Issue/No.

2

First Page

356

Last Page

360

Abstract

Excerpt

In the last decade, the cost of running for judicial office in America has exploded, doubling to over $200-million nationwide. With each election cycle, running for judicial office has only grown costlier, as ever-larger amounts of money are raised, and then spent, to elect state judges. As the cost of running for judicial office has grown, so too have charges of vote-buying and undue influence.

DOI

10.1353/rah.2013.0044

Peer Reviewed

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