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Hawaii Bar ratings should be transparent


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 08, 2014

~~<p>The Hawaii State Bar Association deemed Circuit Judge Michael Wilson unqualified for the state Supreme Court, but the greater taint has fallen on the legal group.</p>
<p>Its secretive ratings process leaves Wilson, the Hawaii senators who must decide whether or not to confirm him, and the general public in the dark about what, exactly, the association found wanting especially given that it had rated Wilson favorably twice before.</p>
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The Hawaii State Bar Association deemed Circuit Judge Michael Wilson unqualified for the state Supreme Court, but the greater taint has fallen on the legal group.

Its secretive ratings process leaves Wilson, the Hawaii senators who must decide whether or not to confirm him, and the general public in the dark about what, exactly, the association found wanting especially given that it had rated Wilson favorably twice before. Login for more...



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