Bill Raftery is a senior knowledge and information services analyst with the National Center for States Courts in Williamsburg, Va. His current work includes research on legislative-judicial relations, judicial selection, judicial conduct, and court security. He is the editor of Gavel to Gavel, a weekly review of legislation in all 50 states affecting the courts.

Written by William Raftery

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Happy Birthday! Now get out.

Vol. 99 No. 3 (2015) | Fixing Discovery
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Trends in Judicial Selection Methods

Vol. 100 No. 1 (2016) | 100 Years of Judicature
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Salary by Committee

Vol. 101 No. 1 (2017) | Citizen-centered Courts
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Will Jurors Come Back to Courthouses?

Vol. 104 No. 2 (2020) | Coping with COVID
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Preparing Courts for a Pandemic

Vol. 104 No. 1 (2020) | A Clearer View
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States Continue to Experiment with Partisan Judicial Elections

by William Raftery

Vol. 103 No. 1 (2019) | Navigating Rough Seas
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The Disappearing Probate Court

Vol. 103 No. 2 (2019) | Pay NCAA athletes?