4.02 United States Government Honors

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Natasha Fullilove
Mrs.Broughton
United States Goverment

4.02 Judicial Review
The Honorable Patti A. Christensen

Today I will be interviewing Ms. Salaverez about her career of being a judge.

Natasha: How is your role in government different from an elected official?

Mrs.Patti: My role in the government can be different from those who are elected officials, I am there to overlook the case and see the evidence, I'm there to make sure that all facts that are stated are facts and that everything is fair. Judges exist to serve the people. Us Judges aren't elected on political party, the presidents appoints this person not people.

Natasha : Okay, I can understand that. The president elects who becomes the judge because your main role is to focus on the people. So how are elected officials and judges the same?

Ms.Patti, I would say elected officials and judges are the same because we all serve for the same purpose, for the people. At the end of the day we all just want equality in our community and to know that we did all we could do for the people.

Natasha: And we as the people do appreciate that. Which brings me another question: Do you feel that judges are under appreciated?

Mrs.Patti: I think we are appreciated, it's just I don't think the people of our country know how big of a role judges or political elected officials play in our country. But who's to blame? Things like that don't really concern people until election time and maybe not even then.

Natasha: That is very true. My mom said something similar to this yesterday when we went to vote, many people don't know the facts they just vote off what they've been told. So do you think judges should be elected?

Mrs.Patti: I don't think judges should be elected, I think the way it is fine. The president being the one to choose this is better because the people wouldn't know…...

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