This amendment would require Supreme Court justices appointed by the governor to also be confirmed by the Senate before taking office. It would allow the Legislature to repeal a court rule with a simple majority instead of the two-thirds majority in place now. And the amendment would allow the state House of Representatives to review Judicial Qualifications Commission files whether or not they were related to an impeachment.
Amendment 5 - State Courts
Published On: Sep 17 2012 12:08:24 PM EDT Updated On: Sep 17 2012 01:15:46 PM EDT