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Adam Richardson

Adam Richardson

Adam Richardson is an appellate attorney in West Palm Beach and a graduate of the Florida State University College of Law. He has contributed articles to publications including The Florida Bar Journal and Slate Magazine.

Florida Supreme Court

Florida’s system for nominating judges has become a partisan tool and must be reformed

By: - October 5, 2020

Some three weeks ago, the Supreme Court of Florida affirmed its earlier holding in the lawsuit brought by Democratic state Rep. Geraldine Thompson that Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ appointment of Judge Renatha Francis to the court was invalid. The reason was that Judge Francis didn’t meet the state Constitution’s eligibility requirement that a person has […]