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Justice O'Connor argues for merit-selection; opponent calls elections democracy in action

Amelia Flood May 29, 2009, 7:23am

O'Connor Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor remembers when she ran for her first judgeship in her home state of Arizona. That experience – and her respect for the Founding Fathers – has made her a staunch advocate for reforming how states pick the men and women who sit as judges.