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53 Advocate (Texas) 1 (2010)

handle is hein.barjournals/adsbate0053 and id is 1 raw text is: STATE BAR LITIGATION SECTION REPORT
MADVOCATE
TABLE OF CONTENTS
WINTER 2010, VOLUME 53
EDITOR'S COMMENTS BY LONNY S. HOFFMAN ................3....................3
CHAIR'S REPORT BY WALKER C. FRIEDMAN      ............................................... 4
SUSTAINING MEMBERS OF THE LITIGATION SECTION OF THE STATE BAR OF TEXAS ........... 6
SYMPOSIUM: JUDICIAL SELECTION
PART 1. REFORM
AN ANALYSIS OF ACCOUNTABILITY IN TUDICIAL SELECTION: RECOUNTING THE PERIL
OF STRAIGHT PARTY VOTING
by Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson & Rebecca Love Kourlis. ................... 8
TUDICIAL SELECTION IN TEXAS
by  B ill  B oy ce.............................................................................................. . .  12
ARE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS COMPROMISING THE INDEPENDENT TUDICIARY?
by Adam Skaggs          .............................................. ..... 39
REFORMING TUDICIAL ELECTIONS BY PERSUASION AND PEER PRESSURE:
THE POWER OF NORMS
by  D avid  B .  R ottm an ................................................................................... 44
ACCEPTING REALITY: TUDICIAL ELECTIONS ARE HERE TO STAY
by  Hugh Rice Kelly .................................................. 47
PART II. QUESTIONING REFORM
POLITICAL SCIENCE AND TUDICIAL SELECTION
by Anthony Champagne                        .............................................. 51
THE ROLE OF SECTION 5 OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT IN THE DEBATE
OVER ELECTED TUDGES IN TEXAS
by Gregory S. Coleman (Deceased) & Renea Hicks...    ....................... 58
IUDICIAL SELECTION REFORM AND CONSIDERATION OF MINORITY VOTERS
by Nina Perales................................................... 63
ON THE MERITS OF MERIT SELECTION
by  Brian  T. Fitzpatrick                   .............................................. 66
THE LIGHT OF ACCOUNTABILITY: WHY PARTISAN ELECTIONS ARE THE BEST
METHOD OF TUDICIAL SELECTION
by Kelly Shackelford &Justin Butterfield ....................   ............. 72

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