This Note begins by examining the facts of Republican Party of Minnesota v. White.Il Second, it examines the history of the judicial election system in Texas. Third, it examines the development of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct and compares the American Bar Association's (ABA) past and current judicial codes with the Texas counterparts. Fourth, the Note analyzes the Supreme Court's decision and discusses the ramifications the White ruling will likely have on the judicial election process in Texas. Finally, this Note discusses possible alternatives to the electoral process in an effort to respond to the likely ramifications of White as well as improve the judiciary in Texas.
The Judicial Election Gag Is Removed-Now Texas Should Remove Its Gag and Respond,
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