'Affront to democracy': Concern about appointing Mississippi judges where most are elected

Attorney Paloma Wu, with the Mississippi Center For Justice, questions plaintiff Ann Saunders, right, during a hearing, Wednesday, May 10, 2023, in...

May 14, 2023
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Attorney Paloma Wu, with the Mississippi Center For Justice, questions plaintiff Ann Saunders, right, during a hearing, Wednesday, May 10, 2023, in Hinds County Chancery Court in Jackson, Miss., where a judge heard arguments about a Mississippi law that would create a court system with judges who would be appointed rather than elected. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) Ann Saunders, a Jackson resident approaches the witness stand to testify during a hearing, Wednesday, May 10, 2023, in Hinds County Chancery Court in Jackson, Miss.

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