CLIP: Independence of Elected & Appointed Judges
AIR DATE: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO:
- Adam Liptak
New York Times->Supreme Court
Judicial Branch, Federalism, Judges, Appointment Power, Elections