judge selection

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A ballot measure that would change the way judges are selected for the Missouri Supreme Court and Appellate Courts is drawing criticism. Speaking to a gathering of Democrats at the Columbia Country Club Friday, the head of the Boone County Bar Association says the vast majority of lawyers oppose the measure.

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Defenders of Missouri's method of selecting appellate judges are fighting a proposed constitutional amendment that would change the system.