Asked in Banking, Economics, US Government
Why do you think the members of the federal reserve board are appointed rather than elected?
The federal reserve is a private organization. Its members are appointed.
Asked in Criminal Law, US Constitution
How many felony cases are dimissed by federal and state prosecutors?
Prosecutors can choose to Nolle Prosse a criminal charge but they do not have the power or authority to dismiss a charge. Only judges can dismiss a charge. I seriously doubt that any statistics are kept on the number of state AND federal charges nationwide that are Nolle Prosse'd. ...
Federal judges are appointed for life and cannot be removed?
A federal judge is appointed for "life" however they can be impeached. They are also required to abide by certain rules and regulations of course. ...
Asked in Criminal Law
What are the pros and cons of having elected versus appointed prosecutors?
Elected and appointed may have an "agenda". You need to decide if it's an election year what you really know about the prosecuting attorney's past. It's really a belief/ or non in the county you live in. ...
Asked in US Constitution, Federal Laws, US Government
Do federal justices and judges have the authority to choose who their replacements will be?
No. Federal judges are appointed by the President with confirmation by the Senate. ...