Quality of Judicial Performance

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The quality of judicial performance Quality of judicial performance The performance of judges can be measured, generally speaking, by the ability of the judges. There are some methods used to measure the performances of judges for this purpose. These include a review of the past performance of the judges. Here, the judges are gauged according to citations to prior judgments, affirmation of the judges' by higher courts and the ability to produce and put pressure. The judges may also be measured by their native talents and experiences whereby issues of the number of years a particular judge has been working at the lower courts and the quality of the law school they might have attended. Another measure for the quality of judges is depreciating ability; some judges' performance may decline due to cognitive impairments, while others may gain experience over time. These measures are geared towards ensuring that a high quality of judicial performance is guaranteed and maintained (Choi et al, 2011). Absolute immunity Absolute immunity involves protection of government officials from legal action. This protection though does not include the intentional or malicious engagement in criminal acts by the officer. For example, in the case of King v. Simpson (1999), the parole board members were given absolute immunity to deny or grant parole (Alarid & Carmen, 2010). Qualified immunity This type of immunity focuses more on the executive officers and exonerates any wrong-doing by the
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