Legal community questions vote against MacDonald
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The Executive Council’s vote Wednesday not to confirm Attorney General Gordon MacDonald as chief justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court not only unleashed a political firestorm but sent shock waves through the judicial community.

The 3-2 vote along party lines caused senior attorneys and former Supreme Court justices to question how a long-trusted and respected process could be turned on its head by party politics.

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