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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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Rhode Island: bill requires Judicial Nominating Commission name at least one person of color for every judicial vacancy

Legislation introduced last week in the Rhode Island House would require the state’s Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) sent at least one person of color for every judicial vacancy in the state. HB 7455 amends the current law, which requires a list of 3-5 names, to add that the list “shall include a person of color.” […]

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Michigan: bill on House 3rd reading calendar would tie judicial salary increases to state employees; judges haven’t seen increase in 13 years

A plan set for a vote in the Michigan House today would tie judicial salary increases to those given to state employees. As the most recent edition of the Survey of Judicial Salaries indicates, Michigan judges have already had to wait 13 years since their latest salary increase the longest wait in the nation. Currently […]

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