“The Squeeze: Alabama’s no-holds-barred system of electing appeals court judges puts pressure where it doesn’t belong”

The topic of how Alabama appellate judges are selected alweays creates controversy and strong opinions.  Here is an editorial entitled "The Squeeze: Alabama’s no-holds-barred system of electing appeals court judges puts pressure where it doesn’t belong"  by Daniel J. Meador, Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Virginia and former Deal of the Alabama Law School (1966-1970) giving his take on the issue.