Amendment 5 - State Courts

Published On: Sep 17 2012 12:08:24 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 17 2012 01:15:46 PM EDT

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.

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