JMSC

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AcronymDefinition
JMSCJournalism and Media Studies Center (University of Hong Kong)
JMSCJapanese MIDI Standard Committee
JMSCJoint Management of Species Committee (British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums; UK)
JMSCJoint Multinational Simulation Center (Germany)
JMSCJudicial Merit Selection Commission (South Carolina)
JMSCJeroen Maas Sports Company (Netherlands)
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Judicial Merit Selection Commission, alleging that the legislative election method of selecting judges violated separation of powers.
470) The presence of the Judicial Merit Selection Commission, and to a lesser extent the Judicial Advisory Commission in Virginia, is used to support the appearance of a neutral and fair selection method that systematically chooses between highly qualified judicial candidates.
Martin announces appointment to Judicial Merit Selection Commission, S.
A) The Chairman of the Judicial Merit Selection Commission, upon the advice of the commission, shall select members to serve on Citizens Committees on Judicial Qualifications for each geographic district set by the commission.
B) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Judicial Merit Selection Commission shall consist of the following individuals:
Pending South Carolina House Bill 3147 would amend Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976 [section] 2-19-80 relating to the nominations and qualification of candidates by the Judicial Merit Selection Commission to the General Assembly and the provision that the names of all candidates, who are constitutionally and statutorily qualified, must be submitted to the General Assembly, rather than the names of the three candidates the Commission deems best qualified.
Rather, a Judicial Merit Selection Commission reviews the qualifications of all applicants and nominates the three most qualified candidates.
Under South Carolina's new system, although the General Assembly retains the final vote on the appointed judge or justice, the Judicial Merit Selection Commission has the sole power to nominate candidates.