Task Name: Phase 3 Individual Project Deliverable Length: 5–7 pages Details: Weekly tasks or assignments (Individual or Group Projects) will be due by Monday and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
There are several court cases that have emerged over the past few years dealing with judicial impropriety that went to the United States Supreme Court. An example would be West Virginia’s case of Caperton v. Massey.
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Assignment Guidelines •Address the following in 5–7 pages: ◦Most judges are elected; would it be better to have the judges appointed by a committee? Why or why not? Explain. ◾Would the committee be affected by graft? ◾If so, how? ◾If not, how will it not be affected? ◾Be specific and detailed in your responses.
◦When judges violate the constitution, what should be the recourse? Explain. ◾What current policies exist regarding judicial misconduct? Explain in detail. ◾Do these policies sufficiently address judicial misconduct? Explain in detail. ◾What can be done to improve these policies?
◦Should there be political and financial pressures put on judges? Why or why not? ◦Pertaining to re-election, should judges be held to a higher standard than other candidates for any political office? Why or why not?
•Be sure to use at least 5 academic and scholarly sources to support your arguments. •Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.