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Challenge to judicial appointments won't affect present judges, Nash says

A group of lawyers is suing Gov. Nathan Deal, saying the three judges he recently appointed to Georgia's Court of Appeals should have been elected, WABE reports. Professor Jonathan Nash said it's unlikely, even if a judge decides the appointments weren't legal, that the challenge would affect the eight other appointed judges or their past rulings. "Once the appointees take their seats on the court, it's kind of too late. You can't unscramble the egg," he said.
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