PPP’s own Steve Kennedy writes for the CT Mirror about proposed legislation in Connecticut that would, “strip several non-lawyer Judicial Selection Commission (JSC) seats and hand them to lawyers, which would increase the insularity of the process and eliminate an important source of diversity of thought and general public input from these crucial decisions.”

“The JSC provides the first screening of potential judges before they are eligible for appointment by the governor, and its inclusion of non-lawyer members is not a mere formality — it is a deliberate recognition of the importance of diverse perspectives in the judicial selection process. These individuals bring invaluable insights from their respective fields, representing the broader community’s interests and concerns. Their participation ensures that the commission’s decisions are informed by a multifaceted understanding of justice, rather than being confined within the legal bubble.”

Read more at CT Mirror.