23. REPAIR THE LEGAL SYSTEM

23. REPAIR THE
LEGAL SYSTEM

It is time for a meaningful round of tort reform
and judicial selection reform. It only makes
sense that a jury verdict form should allow jurors
to assign liability across all parties where a tort
has occurred, including the plaintiff.

The Judicial Merit Selection Commission (JMSC), currently consisting mostly of lawyer-legislators,
should include more citizens and JMSC screening should advance all qualified candidatess for a seat on the bench to give the legislature more choices.