Lecture 13 - Lecture 13 14:32 Guest Speaker: Judge-At least...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 13 14:32 Guest Speaker: Judge-At least one district in every state-In Wisconsin: Eastern & Western Districts-each state is in part of a circuit US attorney= appointed by President, approved by the Senate-most law (development of law, practice of law) takes place at the state court level in Wisconsin, its administered by counties each county has at least one circuit court he is a circuit court judge ran in april 2008 unopposed every 6 years, judges must be re-elected (DIFFERENT FOR EACH STATE) if someone retires, the governor appoints somebody; once appointed you must run during the next election-court of appeals is an error-correcting court Dane County 17 judges 6 criminal judges rotation is 2 years but judges keep their cases at the end of the 2 years after an arrest youre required to be brought in front of a judge within a certain amount of...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 131 taught by Professor Grunewald during the Spring '12 term at Wisconsin.

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Lecture 13 - Lecture 13 14:32 Guest Speaker: Judge-At least...

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