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Bill Raftery gives more insight about election night in Gavel to Gavel's weekly countdown.


Gavel to Gavel is an e-newsletter, blog and database that tracks state-by-state legislative activity that relates to the courts, identifying legislative trends on court issues. Whether the issue involves changes to the court structures or alterations to the terms of the judges who serve, Gavel to Gavel has provided a reliable, national overview of legislation affecting the state courts since 2006.

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Oregon Measure 87: why a 1979 Oregon Supreme Court case on judges as part time teachers is on the 2014 ballot
Most state constitutions provide for one of two types of prohibition on judges activities outside of their judgeship: a prohibition on holding more than one governmental office (dual-office holding) a prohibition on getting any other salary, whether from federal/state/local government or the private sector, regardless of whether they hold an “office”. (dual-salary) The first issue […]

Video: My review of some of the items on the November ballot and live election night coverage
My overview of several of the items on the ballot as well as the live election night coverage I’ll be hosting at www.ncsc.org/elections. Gavel to Gavel from State Courts on Vimeo.

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