Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Release judge ratings
First Published May 13 2014 03:57 pm • Last Updated May 14 2014 09:49 am

As a candidate for Salt Lake County Clerk, I frequently get asked questions about how to vet judges that are up for retention elections. I was excited when I saw the May 1 Tribune column written by Supreme Court Justice Chief Mathew Durrant stating that judicial evaluations are available at www.judges.utah.gov

Unfortunately when you go to the website and click on your county, it states that these reports will be published "just prior to the 2014 election." And when you click on the survey link it states, "The resource cannot not be found."

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

As these reports were completed earlier this year, I would like to make a public request that these reports be posted immediately on the site indicated so voters have plenty of time to view the reports and do their own research.

I also would suggest to voters that they ask prosecutors, defense attorneys, bailiffs and court clerks for experienced and insightful information about judges. Voters can also sit in the courtrooms to observe judges. Earlier release of this crucial information would help voters make the informed choices regarding the individuals in charge of our courtrooms and interpreting our laws.

Wanda Amann

Sandy




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.