A Nebraska state senator has introduced a constitutional amendment to select state judges through popular, competitive elections. Nebraska previously elected judges, but switched in 1962 to a "merit selection" system coupled with retention elections. The amendment would have to be approved by a popular vote to take effect. Read more at JournalStar.com.
A Nevada district court judge has granted an injunction to halt implementation of the state's new school choice program pending the resolution of litigation. Read more at The Reno Gazette-Journal.