Alaska Term of Office Judicial System Administrator, Amendment 5 (August 1970)
|Not on ballot|
The amendment established that the administrative director of the state's judicial system serves at the pleasure of the entire court, not just its Chief Justice.
|Alaska Term of Office Judicial System Administrator, Amendment 5|
Text of measure
The ballot summary said,
This provision amends the State Constitution by repealing the present language of Article IV, Sec. 16, which provides that the administrative director of the judicial system shall serve at the pleasure of the chief justice. The amendment would provide that the administrative director's term of office shall be at the pleasure of the entire supreme court.
Changes to the Alaska Constitution
Judicial reform in 1970
- Alaska Chief Justice Election by Supreme Court, Amendment 4 (August 1970)
- Arizona Commission on Judicial Qualifications Amendment, Proposition 103 (1970)
- Florida Judicial System Restructuring, Amendment 3 (1970)