What are the benefits and drawbacks of selecting judges through popular elections?

Chapter 9

What are the benefits and drawbacks of selecting judges through popular elections? Can a judge who considered herself or himself a Republican or Democrat render fair and impartial justice?

 

Chapter 10

Should those accused of violent acts be subjected to preventive detention instead of bail, even though they have not been convicted of a crime? Is it fair to the victim to have his alleged attacker running around loose?

 

Chapter 11

What are the arguments for and against three-strikes laws? Who is more persuasive, the supporters or the critics?