The U.S. and Florida supreme courts’ critics try to undermine judicial authority and independence, and, in effect, weaken democracy.
A strong, independent judicial system is a cornerstone of American democracy.
Citizens depend on justices and judges who can make wise, sometimes unpopular, decisions without political meddling that might undermine their authority.
The system works effectively, if not always to the liking of one group or another. There will always be winners and losers on any side of a legal argument.
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