State Courts

NOTE 3/9/2012: The Federalist Society is pleased to announce the launch of statecourtsguide.com, a new website that focuses on judicial selection in state high courts. This comprehensive site features an overview of each state's high court method of selection, news, scholarship, polls, and Federalist Society resources. Visit our new site and click on the interactive map to learn about your state's method of judicial selection.

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The Federalist Society, in an effort to bring to increased dialogue to the issue of state constitutional jurisprudence, has launched a bibliography of important scholarship, noteworthy cases, and timely law review articles for state supreme court justices and others interested in state courts issues. The articles and opinions noted below will shed further insight into how state courts should engage in the business of interpreting state constitutional provisions and state judicial selection. We hope these resources will bring increased attention and interest to state court jurisprudence and will help to shed light on good models of case law for settling jurisprudential disputes.

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