Florida House Passes Proposal for Judicial Term Limits

A proposal for term limits on appellate and state Supreme Court judges narrowly won approval in the Florida House, while one newspaper forecast it “faces a likely dead end in the Senate.” The proposal was approved 76-38 in the House, with 72 votes needed to approve a constitutional amendment, according to The Associated Press. Meanwhile, MyPalmBeachPost said […]

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Opinion: Judicial Term Limits Idea ‘Smacks of Retaliation’

A proposed constitutional amendment to impose judicial term limits in Florida “smacks of retaliation” by legislators unhappy with court rulings and resembles “a solution in search of a problem,” a Palm Beach Post editorial declares. “We offer an easier answer for our politicians looking to avoid conflicts with the courts: Stop gerrymandering districts and passing […]

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