Another reason for a death row backlog
"The facts show that approximately 40 persons on death row have had all of their appellate review completed and await only the governor's signature on a death warrant to end the case."
— PolitiFact Florida
Cannon makes his case for court reform
"The number of inmates since 2000 on death row dying of natural causes has now surpassed the number of inmates executed."
Term limits = less experienced House
House Speaker Dean Cannon says that freshmen lawmakers account for one-third of the 120-member House, and that two-thirds of the chamber have two years or less experience.
Who says the Supremes need "express authority"?
The Florida Supreme Court has "no express authority in the Florida Constitution" to remove questions from the ballot proposed by the Legislature.
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