JUDGE RICHARD HERSCH INVESTITURE FRIDAY AT NOON AT THE DADE COUNTY COURTHOUSE.
THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:
THE JNC SPEAKS - AND WE SAY - HUH?????
SO, YOU WANT TO BE A CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE:
Last month, the JNC interviewed Circuit Court candidates for Judge Julio Jimenez' replacement. They senT five names to Governor Scott, finding them all qualified:
Ariana Fajardo (who was chosen)
Today, the JNC announced the names being sent to Governor Scott to replace Judge Maxine Cohen Lando:
Judge Rodney Smith
That's it. No Bonnie Riley. Bonnie Riley did apply for this seat. Bonnie Riley was interviewed for this seat. The same JNC that found her qualified last month, DID not do so this month.
Now, the JNC is always receiving additional information, both publicly and privately. So, they have their right to determine that she is no longer qualified for the job.
Go figure. Care to comment?
CAPTAIN OUT .....
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