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Increasing Talk About Appointing Some Judges
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With this weekâ€™s defeat of two incumbent Ohio Supreme Court justices, thereâ€™s increasing talk of moving to a system of appointing some judges.
Voters rejected the idea of appointing appeals and state Supreme Court judges in 1987, but some skeptics have warmed to the idea, including newly-elected State Representative Mike Curtin.
Former Ohio House Speaker Joann Davidson is another long-time skeptic who says the idea of appointed judges should be debated again.
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