Judges comprise the third branch of government. Increasingly, their impact on social and family issues has taken on critical importance. This section includes all the topics that concern judges and judging: nominations, appointments, elections, qualifications, removal, judicial philosophy, and constitutional constraints.

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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Oklahoma Marriage Amendment

A federal judge said today that the Oklahoma constitutional marriage amendment is unconstitutional. Today’s 2-1 decision affirms a lower court ruling.

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Alabama: Silencing Religious Expression Through Courts and Legislatures

These conflicts are not accidents; they are targets.

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