University of Denver

New Report Offers Roadmaps for Better Judicial Selection

Former Senior Director

In a guest post on Justice at Stake's Gavel Grab, Natalie Knowlton (Manager, Quality Judges Initiative) discusses the release of IAALS' Cornerstones of State Judicial Selection: Laying the Foundation for Quality Court Systems and Judges

Cornerstones moves beyond the debate over how judges should be selected at the state level, focusing instead on what kind of court systems and individual judges court users expect and need and how this can best be achieved in existing selection systems.