Gov. Scott Appoints Conservative Judge Alan Lawson to Florida Supreme Court

12/16/2016 Amber Kelly 0

In a victory for conservatives, Gov. Rick Scott appointed Judge C. Alan Lawson from the 5th District Court of Appeals this morning. Judge Lawson said that he will exercise judicial restraint at this morning’s announcement. In his interview with the Judicial Nominating Commission, he expressed a willingness to discard legal precedent in cases where it is wrong in regards to a constitutional matter. Judge Lawson will replace current liberal Justice E.C. Perry who is retiring [More…]