This year's campaigns for the state's top court are behind us now. (Applause light on.) Not to fear, there'll be plenty more campaigns to come. That is unless the state decides to change the way judges are selected for the bench, at least the appellate benches. There is talk of going to a system of merit selection, as many other states have done, and getting rid of campaigns for the state's judicial seats--at least at the highest levels. Even without a crystal ball, we can see a lot of argument in the future.
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