Judicial Nominating Commission
The selection of Sam Cappas as the new Lake County Criminal Court judge shows the merit selection process works well.
What is it with some judges when they put on the robe? It’s as if they just graduated from the University of Omnipotence.
Lake County's judicial selection process is a model the rest of the state should follow. It is shameful that some of Lake County's judges are attempting to circumvent it.
That wonderful Lake Superior Court system the late Adam Benjamin created in the 1970s has a flaw. And it’s a big one. A gaping hole, if you will.
CROWN POINT | One of about a dozen Lake Superior Court judges will be first in line to take over a juvenile court system any politician would consider one of the sweetest plums in Lake County's patronage empire.
Taking the selection of judges in Lake County out of the hands of voters has not always guaranteed the removal of politics from the process.
The proposal to have all Lake County judges be chosen under the merit selection system is moving through the General Assembly, as well it should.
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