Hey, FL Legis, keep your claws off our judges. “Term limits will hurt the quality of Florida judges”

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Miami Herald op-ed by ERVIN A. GONZALEZ IS A LAW PARTNER WITH COLSON HICKS EIDSON. HE FORMERLY SERVED AS THE STATEWIDE CHAIRMAN OF THE FLORIDA BAR’S JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION AND AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE DADE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

For the second consecutive year, the Florida Legislature is attempting to place an amendment to the state Constitution before voters to enact term limits for the state’s highest ranking members of the judiciary. Given President Donald Trump’s stream of attacks on judges and the courts, state lawmakers must be confident that Florida voters can be persuaded to support judicial term limits, which actually will not limit the power of the state’s courts but rather would detract from the quality and independence of their rulings
Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article141118968.html#storylink=cpy

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