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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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Colorado: House amended bill still allows trial judges to rule on their own disqualification motions, but allows for interlocutory appeal

A plan to require trial judges civil cases refer a motion to disqualify to another judge for determination has been heavily amended. HB 1132 as introduced gave judge who was the subject of such a disqualification motion two options: grant the motion (and have the chief judge assign a new judge) or certify the motion … Continue reading Colorado: House amended bill still allows trial judges to rule on their own disqualification motions, but allows for interlocutory appeal

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North Carolina: Governor vetoes attempt to shrink Court of Appeals from 15 judges down to 12; “attempt by a political party to stack the Court of Appeals”, “unconstitutional”

North Carolina’s governor has vetoed an effort by the legislature to reduce that state’s intermediate appellate court (Court of Appeals) from 15 judges down to 12. The veto message reads in operative part Fewer judges will increase the court’s workload and delay the people’s access to timely appears and decisions. The bill is an attempt … Continue reading North Carolina: Governor vetoes attempt to shrink Court of Appeals from 15 judges down to 12; “attempt by a political party to stack the Court of Appeals”, “unconstitutional”

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