Sandy AdkinsCommunications SpecialistNational Center for State Courts757.259.1515
Williamsburg, Va. (Oct. 28, 2010) — In addition to casting ballots for political and judicial candidates on Nov. 2, voters in 10 states also will be asked to decide on a range of court-related ballot measures impacting judicial selection, court structure, and bail qualifications, among other issues. The following are some of the court issues voters will weigh in on next Tuesday. Judicial Selection
The nearly 20 court-related items on next week's ballots are outlined in a special edition of Gavel to Gavel, the National Center for State Courts' newsletter that tracks legislation affecting the courts.
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The National Center for State Courts, headquartered in Williamsburg, Va., is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the administration of justice by providing leadership and service to the state courts. Founded in 1971 by the Conference of Chief Justices and Chief Justice of the United States Warren E. Burger, NCSC provides education, training, technology, management, and research services to the nation's state courts.