University of Denver


Justice for All Initiative Expands Opportunities for More States to Participate

Brooke Meyer
Between 2016 and 2018, 11 states were awarded grants under the Justice for All Initiative. Now they've completed their strategic planning processes and are ready to begin the implementation phase, with common themes among plans being use of technology, strong governanance, and internal and external communications.

Attention in Tennessee—and Around the Country—Turns to Court-Related Ballot Measures

Malia Reddick
On August 7, three Tennessee Supreme Court justices withstood a well-funded challenge to their retention on the bench for subsequent terms. Tennesseans are now looking ahead to November 4, when voters will decide whether to adopt a modified federal selection process for the state's appellate judges. Voters in four...

Growing Chorus Calling for Greater Transparency in Selecting and Evaluating Hawaii's Judges

Malia Reddick
Another voice has joined a growing chorus calling for more openness in the selection and evaluation of Hawaii's state court judges. Critics of the lack of transparency make some valid points about the need to shine more light on these vital processes, particularly when we consider how other states address this issue.

Hawaii: Governor Nominates a Second Justice to Five-Member Supreme Court (Updated)

Alli Gerkman
Governor Abercrombie appointed Circuit Court Judge Richard Pollack to the supreme court . Pollack was one of five nominees submitted by the judicial selection commission. This was Governor Abercrombie’s second appointment to the supreme court of his eighteen-month tenure, and he may have the opportunity to fill a...
Hawaii | IAALS


The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later.