Are Judicial Elections a Threat to Judicial Independence?
Featuring: Justice Harold F. See, Jr., Alabama State Supreme Court; Jay Cook, President, State Bar of Georgia; and Moderator Leonard A. Leo, Executive Vice President of The Federalist Society.
This debate was co-sponsored by Southeastern Legal Foundation and Georgia Public Policy Foundation.
J. Vincent Cook
J. Vincent Cook is a 1962 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law and a senior partner and manager of the Athens law firm Cook, Noell, Tolley, Bates & Michael. Since 1989, he has taught a medical malpractice course as an adjunct professor at Georgia Law. He also has taught Trial Practice at the law school. His scholarship includes chapters published in Georgia Jurisprudence and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association's Trial Practice Manual.
Leonard Leo is the Executive Vice President of The Federalist Society.