Articles in Category: 'merit retention'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 1, 2012 3:55 AM

In November when I vote not to retain the three justices on the ballot, it will have nothing to do with a handful of Florida rulings that run contrary to my politics. It will have everything in the world to do with competence. 
 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 3, 2012 3:55 AM
So you want to shake a finger at the Republicans for politicizing merit retention? You think they're the ones who render the judiciary less independent? 
 
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By: Lloyd Brown | Posted: June 12, 2012 3:55 AM
Florida voters were sold a bill of goods in 1976 when they voted to quit electing judges at the appellate level -- including the Florida Supreme Court -- and move to what is called "merit retention."
 
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