Judges for hire?
Instead of electing or appointing judges, how about a free market for picking judges?
Anyone who thinks he would be a good judge would advertise his credentials. Any two parties needing a judge would pick someone they both think would render a fair judgment.
Those with good track records would succeed in attracting enough clients to stay in business. Those perceived as biased or unsatisfactory in other ways would be forced to find another line of work.
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