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Legal experts weigh judicial retention system

Retired Supreme Court Justice Major B. Harding (L) talks with Allison DeFoor, a member of the Republican Party executive committee and former circuit judge, after an FSU law school forum on judicial retention Monday night./Bill Cotterell, The Florida

Regardless whether three state Supreme Court justices survive their challenges at the polls next month, politics has become a permanent part of judicial elections in Florida as voters react to "judicial activism," a former circuit judge with long experience in Republican politics told a panel of other forensic experts Monday night during a law school forum.

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