judicial selection process http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Supporters Of Changes To Judicial Selection Process Won't Campaign For Ballot Measure http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/supporters-changes-judicial-selection-process-wont-campaign-ballot-measure <p><strong>Updated at 5:33 p.m. to include quotes from one of the Republican sponsors of Amendment Three and from the Sec. of State's Communications Director.</strong></p><p>Citing what they call "deliberately deceptive and hopelessly biased ballot language," supporters of a measure that would change the way some appellate judges are selected in Missouri&nbsp;say they will not campaign for their ballot measure.</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 17:12:30 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Marshall Griffin 4921 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Supporters Of Changes To Judicial Selection Process Won't Campaign For Ballot Measure Mo. voters to decide on changes to judge selection http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-voters-decide-changes-judge-selection <p>A proposed constitutional amendment&nbsp;to revise the selection process for appellate judges is headed to&nbsp;Missouri voters.</p><p>Members of the Missouri Supreme Court and the state Court of&nbsp;Appeals are appointed by the governor from three finalists&nbsp;recommended by a special commission. The commission is made up of&nbsp;one Supreme Court judge, three lawyers and three non-lawyers picked&nbsp;by the governor.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 18:33:27 +0000 The Associated Press 3669 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. voters to decide on changes to judge selection Mo. Senate endorses changes to judge selection http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senate-endorses-changes-judge-selection <p><strong>Updated 4: 14 p.m.</strong></p><p>Missouri senators have endorsed&nbsp;changes in the procedure for nominating candidates for the state&nbsp;Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.</p><p>A seven-member commission screens applicants for vacancies on&nbsp;the state&#39;s high court and the three districts of the Court of&nbsp;Appeals. The panel recommends three finalists, from which the&nbsp;governor makes the appointment.</p><p>The commission is currently made up of a judge, three lawyers&nbsp;and three people selected by the governor.</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 20:52:37 +0000 The Associated Press 3582 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Senate endorses changes to judge selection