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Page: Judicial Elections II
The popular election of judges in the United
States is an anomaly -- a product of 19th Century populism that
has resisted reform efforts for more than a century.
by Kent A. Gernander
Professional Responsibility: Hello,
Goodbye: Changes at the Lawyers Board
New faces are in the halls at the Lawyers Professional
Responsibilty Board. Here's the complete lineup of old and new
by Edward J. Cleary
Lawyer at Large: Professionalism
Aspirations: Encouraging Professionalism
Zealous advocacy does not require lawyers to
lesson their personal standards of behavior, writes the cochair
of the MSBA's Professionalism Committee.
by Julius W. Gernes
Essay: Professionalism Lite: Aspiring
to Civility, Idealizing the Past
Too many of the current discussions on professionalism
idealize the past and are not faithful to the critical search
for truth, according to one past chair of the Lawyers Board.
by Bill Wernz
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