June 01, 2009
“An Overview of the Selection of Florida's Judiciary,” Journal of the Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section

By Diana L. Martin and Donna M. Krusbe

Whoever said appellate law is boring hasn’t been paying attention to the judicial appointment process in the past several months. The political tug of war between the governor, the judicial nominating commissions, and the appellate courts is as exciting as it gets. Well, maybe not as exciting as it gets, but at least interesting enough to prompt a review and discussion of the relevant constitutional and statutory provisions that form the backdrop for this recent political wrangling.

The full article can be read here.