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Schultz: Conservatives in Tallahassee aren’t true conservatives

A truly conservative Florida Legislature would not have done what the 2012 Legislature tried to do to the state court system. A truly conservative Florida Legislature would not even have considered giving the governor complete power to pick judges. But despite its claims to the contrary, this is not a conservative Florida Legislature. It is an ideological Florida Legislature that doesn’t believe in separation of powers. http://www.palmbeachpost.com/opinion/columnists/schultz-conservatives-in-tallahassee-arent-true-conservatives-2228428.html  

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Our Opinion: Senate must act on pending judicial nominations

The other federal crisis By the Miami Herald Editorial http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/10/02/2433205/the-other-federal-crisis.html In the month since Congress returned from the summer recess, the crisis over the deficit and federal spending has been the focus of attention, with ideological gridlock obstructing progress. But partisan politics has also produced a separate crisis in the nation’s federal courts. During September, the Senate confirmed a grand total of three federal judges — leaving 95 vacancies in courthouses around the country. This … Continue reading

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