Most state court judges are elected. Federal judges are not. It's a balancing act either way and a matter of tradeoffs.
Originally Posted by mrbatchelor
Well, I'm certainly no lawyer, so I'm not taking on Frank.
I would ask his opinion on this analysis from the Cato institute regarding a state's capacity to resist federal intervention...
Only had a chance to glance at it so far. I'll read it when I get some time and post my thoughts.