The Supreme Court of the United States has granted certification to hear appeal of the Third Circuit’s decision invalidating a “political balance” provision of Delaware’s constitution, which limits appointments of State Court judges by political party affiliation, intended to ensure the Courts are not controlled by one party.

NEW:  The Cape Gazette discusses the issue in Future of state’s bipartisan courts heads to Washington.

Delaware Public Media discusses the issue in U.S. Supreme Court to settle fate of Delaware judicial balance requirement.

Delaware Business Times discusses the issue in Supreme Court to hear Del. case on judicial balance.

ABA Journal discusses the issue in Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to Delaware requirement for political balance on top courts.

The Epoch Times discusses the issue in Supreme Court to Consider if States Can Choose Judges on Party Affiliation.

Bloomberg Law discusses the issue in Delaware Judicial Partisan-Balance Rule Gets High Court Look.

CNBC discusses the issue in U.S. Supreme Court takes up fight over Delaware judicial appointments.

[$$$] Law360 discusses the issue in High Court To Review Del. Judicial Party-Balance Mandate.