Thursday Gavel Grab Briefs

In these other dispatches about fair and impartial courts:

  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported, “The chairman of the board that serves as a watchdog over the state’s judges resigned Tuesday, writing that the work of the Judicial Qualifications Commission is threatened by political and other outside forces that are interested only in protecting jurists connected to the right people.”
  • A headline in The Philadelphia Inquirer said, “Pa. lawmakers move to delay vote on judicial retirement age.”
  • DailyNewsx, an online news website, had an article saying a New Jersey Supreme Court nominee picked by Gov. Chris Christie “also sits in limbo” for confirmation in the same manner as U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.