Us Goverment Essay

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The Honorable Ramona Salvarez Federal circuit judge Appointed by a Democratic president Has been a judge for 19 years Divorced with two children Recent case–ruled that a music website charging automatic membership fees after a free trial violated consumer rights in multiple states. A group of citizens from one state brought a class-action suit to the court against the music website business, which is based in another state. The business maintains that the policy was agreed to at the time of signing up for the free trial, but the petitioners claim it was unclear and tiny. • How is your role in government different from an elected official? o My role in government different from an elected official because unlike those who get elected by the people, I don’t have to please the people. I can do what I truly believe is right and honest without worrying if my “supporters” are going to back me next time. • How is it the same? o I believe we both try to do what is best for America even if some of us can get concieted, or greedy or blindsided. • Do you think judges should be elected? Explain why or why not. o No, for the exact reason for why we are different from elected officials. Because if Judges had to worry about if the people like them and not if justice was truly being served then it would be chaos. • What is judicial review? o Judicial review is when the U.S. Supreme court decides if a law, a statute or a bill is constitutional or not. • Please explain the role of judicial review in a case you recently decided. o Judicial review was required in on eof my recent cases as a company was violating consumers rights by using loopholes around getting clear consent from the consumer. • Please explain how you arrived at your decision, including different factors that affected it. o Hiding behind the constitution is a low thing to do. The constitution is there

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