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CONTENTS Acknowledgments 000 Introduction: The Two Faces of Judicial Power Keith J. Bybee 1 Part I: Context 000 1. Preserving Public Confidence in the Courts in an Age of Individual Rights and Public Skepticism 000 Charles Gardner Geyh 2. Politicizing the Process: The New Politics of State Judicial Elections 000 G. Alan Tarr Part II: Views From the Bench 000 3. An Essay on Judicial Selection: A Brief History 000 Harold See 4. Judicial Independence: The Courts and the Media 000 James E. Graves, Jr. 5. Politics and the Confirmation Process: Thoughts on the Roberts and Alito Hearings 000 John M. Walker, Jr. 6. Selecting the Judiciary: Who Should Be the Judge? 000 Joanne F. Alper Part III: Views From the Media 000 7. Winners and Losers 000 Mark Obbie 8. The Internet and the Judiciary: We Are All Experts Now 000 Dahlia Lithwick 9. The Distance Between Judges and Journalists 000 Tom Goldstein Afterword: The State of Judicial Independence 000 Anthony Lewis List of Contributors 000 Cited Authorities 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Political questions and judicial power -- United States.
Judges -- Selection and appointment -- United States.
Mass media and judicial power -- United States.