Press Millen Offers Thoughts On Possible Changes To Judgeship Appointments
February 13, 2013
Millen shares his thoughts in a recent News & Observer editorial about a proposal that would cut the number of Special Superior Court Judges and shift the power to assign those positions away from the governor to the legislature.
Millen warns against Senate Bill 10, already approved in the senate and now being considered in the state House.
“The General Assembly’s move to rid our state of these 12 judges is problematic, both as a matter of constitutional law and as public policy. In the end, implementation of Senate Bill 10 will hurt future governors (as well as the current governor) and harm the North Carolina judicial system,” Millen wrote.
Millen is a trial attorney who has litigated a wide variety of antitrust and other complex business cases, including class actions, in federal and state courts throughout the United States. He has represented clients in numerous industries including pharmaceuticals, software, telecom, and retail. He has been named by Business North Carolina as one of its Legal Elite in both Antitrust and Litigation.
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