University of Denver

Evaluating Appellate Judges: Preserving Integrity, Maintaining Accountability

August 11, 2011

This national conference considered ways to improve existing processes for evaluating the performance of appellate judges and for informing voters about evaluation results.

Chief Justice Mark Cady of the Iowa Supreme Court was the featured speaker.


IAALS administered a survey of appellate judges and justices in eight of the eleven states that have official appellate JPE processes. Drawing from these survey results, conference materials, and...