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Off The Beat: Another Judge Selected Without Public Input

Off The Beat: Another Judge Selected Without Public Input

Gov. Neil Abercrombie keeps secret list of Circuit Court nominees.
Gov Willing To Fight For Judge Secrecy In Court

Gov Willing To Fight For Judge Secrecy In Court

Abercrombie makes his case with Office of Information Practices.

New Director For Hawaii Open Records Agency

UPDATED Cheryl Kakazu Park will be the new head of the Hawaii Office of Information Practices.

OIP: Abercrombie Must Reveal Judge Candidates

State lawyers say short list must be released after confirmation.
Fighting for Hawaii High Court Short List

Fighting for Hawaii High Court Short List

Abercrombie's Supreme Court nominee unveiled as also-rans stay secret. Move is legal, but breaks with predecessor.
Beatup Thursday on Judicial Nominations

Beatup Thursday on Judicial Nominations

At our next forum at Civil Beat, we'll discuss the role of the Hawaii State Bar Association in the judicial nomination process. Hear from key thought leaders.
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