Barbara J. Pariente C. Alan Lawson Charles T. Canady Daniel Nordby Florida Supreme Court Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission Jon Mills Jorge Labarga Peggy A. Quince R. Fred Lewis Raoul Cantero Ricky Polston term limits
The League of Women Voters petitioned this Court challenging the governor’s authority to begin the nomination process to fill judicial vacancies before the vacancies occur. On October 15, 2018, this Court ruled Governor Scott exceeded his authority when he imposed a deadline for the Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission to submit nominations for upcoming supreme court vacancies. Additional issues remain regarding the nominating process.
Click on the links to watch more oral arguments from 11/8/18: