Increasing Talk About Appointing Some Judges
With this weekâs defeat of two incumbent Ohio Supreme Court justices, thereâs 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. Click the play button above for more from Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen.