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Justice Texas Supreme Court Place 4

6-year term. Must be age 35-74 years, a U.S. Citizen, a Texas resident, licensed to practice law in Texas, a registered voter, and have at least 10 years experience as a lawyer or judge. Hears final appeals of decisions on civil cases and attorney discipline, issuing writs of mandamus/habeas corpus, and conducting proceedings for removal of judges.Elegido para un período de 6 años. Debe tener entre 35-74 años de edad, ser ciudadano estadounidense, ser residente de Texas, con licencia para practicar leyes en Texas, ser un votante registrado, y tener al menos 10 años de experiencia como abogado o juez. Falla en casos de apelaciones finales de decisiones sobre casos civiles y de disciplina fiscal, de órdenes de hábeas corpus, y administra los procedimientos para la suspensión de jueces.
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Background: What training, experience, and characteristics qualify you for this position?

Public Protection: The Texas Supreme Court oversees and controls rules and standards for the legal profession. What changes, if any, are needed to provide better protection to the public?

Judicial selection: What changes in the judicial selection process, if any, would improve impartiality and public accountability of judges? Explain.

Responsibilities: Which responsibility of a Texas Supreme Court justice is your highest priority and how do you intend to accomplish it?

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